Two people are due to appear in court in Galway next month to answer charges under the Misuse of Drugs Acts following two separate seizures in the city in recent days.
In the first incident, two men and a woman were arrested following the discovery of cannabis worth an estimated €12,000 in a car in the Briarhill area on Thursday September 15. The woman and one of the men were later released without charge, and file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions on the incident. The second man has been charged under sections 3 and 15 of the Misuse of Drugs Act and is due to appear in Galway District Court next month.
In a separate incident, a man and a woman, both in their mid-twenties, were arrested following a search of a house in the Westside area on Sunday evening. Gardaí found cannabis worth €1,000 and a substance suspected to be cocaine valued at €11,000. The woman has been charged under section 3 and 15 of the Misuse of Drugs Act and will appear at Galway District Court next month. The man was released without charge and a file is being prepared for the DPP.