Woman arrested as gardai seize €75,000 worth of cannabis at house raid in Co Westmeath
Jan. 19, 2020
GARDAI have arrested one woman after seizing €75,000 worth of cannabis herb in Athlone on Saturday.
The woman, 34, was arrested after Gardai raided a house in Co Westmeath at around 6pm on Saturday January 18.
During the seizure Gardai found €75,000 worth of suspected cannabis herb.
The woman is currently being held at Athlone Garda Station.
A spokesperson said: "On Saturday 18th January 2020 at approximately 6pm, Gardaí conducted a search operation at a residence in Athlone, County Westmeath.
"During the course of the search, suspected Cannabis Herb (pending analysis) with an estimated value of approximately €75,000 was seized.
"A 34-year-old woman was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained at Athlone Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.
"Investigations are ongoing."