Two men aged in their twenties and fifties have been arrested after drugs, cash and weapons were seized in Ennistymon.
Gardaí made the arrests shortly after 10am on Friday. The Ennistymon Gardaí who were assisted by the Garda Dog Unit, Armed Support Unit, the Divisional Drugs Unit, Customs Revenue Officers and Social Welfare Inspectors, executed a number of search warrants in the area.
During the course of the operation Gardaí seized €40,000 of suspected cannabis herb and a sum of cash believed to be in the region of €20,000. Gardaí also seized two suspected imitation firearms, slash hooks, knives, hatchets and a baton. The suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.
Two men, aged in their 20s and 50s, were arrested and are currently detained at Kilrush Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.