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Drug related intimidation in the city and county is forcing frightened families to risk committing crimes in order to pay off debts run up by loved ones.
Two men were being questioned at Galway Garda Station this week after a major joint operation resulted in the seizure in the Tuam area of herbal cannabis worth an estimated street value of €400,000.
By Tríona Doherty
A man charged in connection with the seizure of cannabis plants worth some €280,000 at a house near Tuam is due before Harristown District Court tomorrow.
Gardaí assisted by the Garda National Drugs Unit swooped on a suspected cannabis factory in Freshford on Wednesday afternoon in a planned operation on a house at Sart.
Two men have been charged in connection with the seizure of €250,000 worth of herbal cannabis in Oranmore earlier this week.
The drug trade in Galway and the west received a major blow this week after gardai intercepted a car containing cocaine with a street value of up to €2 million and arrested a Limerick drug dealer described as a “significant player”.
Heroin dealers in the south-east region were targeted yesterday by 70 Gardai involved in a year-long surveillance operation organised to avert drug dealing in the region.
A massive €2 million worth of drugs was taken off the street last week thanks to the hardworking officers at Baltinglass Garda Station.