Update: Eight people will appear before special sitting of Longford District Court
Eight people (7 men and 1 woman) will appear before a special sitting of Longford District Court at 4:30pm today, charged in relation to the seizure of drugs, including cannabis, cocaine and heroin (subject to analysis) and three cars.
One woman has been released without charge.
Also watch: Gardaí 'confident' of bringing charges against drug dealing Longford gang
Gardaí from Roscommon/Longford Division, assisted by the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Armed Support Unit, carried out a number of searches in Longford area as part of an operation targeting the supply of controlled drugs.