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27 Nov 2021

BREAKING: Gardaí seize over €35k in drugs and cash in major Longford search operation

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Gardaí in Longford have seized over €35,000 worth of drugs in Longford town following a major search operation this morning

Over €35,000 in drugs has been seized by gardaí this morning following a raft of searches carried out in Longford town.

Controlled drugs including cannabis herb and cocaine to the value of around €36,000 were retrieved from a major operation led by Divisional Drugs Unit officers.

Gardaí have estimated the haul to include €25,950 worth of suspected cocaine, €10,200 worth of suspected cannabis herb and €3,710 in cash was seized as well as a crossbow.

Alongside specialist drugs officers, this morning's operation involved members from the force's Armed Support Unit, uniformed gardaí and the National Garda Dog Unit.

It's understood a total of nine properties were searched. No arrests have been made as investigations into the find continue, but gardaí have this afternoon confirmed a definite line of inquiry is being pursued.

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