Man and woman arrested after €80,000 cannabis seized in Mayo

Garda searched a property in Ballina, Co. Mayo last night at approximately 8.15pm.

Garda have seized an estimated 80,000 worth of cannabis and arrested 2 people following a search of a property in Co. Mayo.

Shortly after 8:15pm yesterday evening, Friday 19th February 2021, Garda carried out a search of a residence in Ballina, Co. Mayo. 80,000 worth of cannabis (pending analysis) was seized along with 3,500 in cash.

Cannabis seizure Ballina Garda arrested a man and woman in Ballina, Co. Mayo after finding 80,000 worth of cannabis during a search

A male in his 50s and female in her 20s were arrested at the scene and are currently being detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Ballina Garda station.

They can be held for up to 7 days.

Investigations ongoing.