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Man Due In Court Over Massive Drugs Haul in Limerick And Clare

Jonathan Byrne
Jonathan Byrne

09:05 30 May 2022


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The drug seizure happened in a search on Friday. 

A man's due in court today, charged in connection with a drugs seizure in Clare and Limerick.

The drugs were found during searches in both counties on Friday under Operation Coronation.

1.42 million euro worth of substances were found in a car and various premises.

The man in his 50s is due to appear before Limerick District Court at half past 10 morning.

A woman in her 30s has been released without charge - a file will be prepared for the DPP.

Five people were arrested in connection to the drugs haul initially.

Three men were arrested after a car was stopped on the Corbally Road inside the Clare border.

Later on Friday evening, a man and a woman were arrested following further searches.

The majority of the drugs bust consisted of a large quantity of cocaine intended for street use.


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