A 49 year old man has been charged following a major Garda operation into the sale and supply of drugs this weekend.


The man, of Lithuanian nationality, was arrested on Friday in relation to a drugs seizure in Clogherevagh, Sligo, where an estimated 64,000 euro worth of cannabis was seized.


The man was arrested at the scene, alongside the discovery of 80 cannabis plants.


The man was one of five arrested in a major Garda Drugs Unit operation across Mayo, Sligo and Roscommon which resulted in a massive 289,000 euro cannabis seizure.


He appeared before a special sitting of Sligo District Court yesterday evening and was charged with offences under Section 3 and 15 of the Misuse of Drugs Act.


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