Man Charged After €15k Cash And Cocaine Seizure In Athlone

Written 4 days ago by Newsroom


A man has been charged in connection with a cash and cocaine seizure in Athlone.

The local Garda drugs unit made the discovery during the stop and search of a car in Garrycastle just after 3pm on Friday afternoon.

€7,000 in cash and €8,700 worth of cocaine was found, and a 29-year-old Dublin man was arrested at the scene.

He was charged later that day with possession of drugs for sale or supply, and also road traffic offences.

He’s been released on bail to appear at Athlone District Court on July 26th.