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15-Year-Old Arrested Following €113,000 Drug Seizure In Westmeath

Heroin, cocaine, cannabis and diazepam are among the items seized.

A fifteen year-old boy in Westmeath has been arrested following a drugs seizure worth over €113,000.

Gardaí conducted a search of a house in Athlone around 8:15pm last night, during the course of which €79,240 worth of heroin, €25,000 of cannabis, €6,700 of diazepam tablets and €2,310 of cocaine.

All drugs will now be sent for further analysis.

The teenager is currently being detained in Athlone Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice act 1984 while investigations remain ongoing. 

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