There were two significant drug seizures by Gardai in Mayo over the weekend.

The Mayo Divisional Drugs Unit supported by local Gardai carried out a planned operation and located a growhouse in the Charlestown area on Saturday.

Cannabis plants at various stages of growth located with an estimated street value in excess of €250,000. One man was arrested and brought to Castlebar Garda Station.

He will appear at Galway District court this morning on a charge related to the discovery.

 The man is not from the area originally.

On Saturday night members of the Mayo Divisional Drugs Unit located what is believed to be cocaine following a planned operation in the greater Castlebar area, with a street value of approximately €15,000.

One person, a male, was arrested. 

He was released without charge. A file is being sent to the DPP.



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