14,000 euro of cannibis was seized by gardai on Achill Island yesterday evening.

The Mayo Divisional Drug Unit assisted by local Gardai searched a house under warrant on the island and seized a quantity of cannabis with an estimated street value of 14000 euro.

A man was arrested and detained for questioning at Castlebar Garda station last night.

He has been released without charge pending a file being sent to the DPP.

Gardai wish to thank the public for their assistance in combating drug dealing and crime in the Mayo division and have reiterated the need for public assistance in combating crime and are reassuring the public that any information given to Gardai is treated confidentially.


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