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Drugs And Drone Intercepted Near Castlrea Prison

Jack Quann
Jack Quann

5:29 PM - 11 Apr 2019



Two people have been arrested after Gardaí intercepted a drone, which it's believed was about to fly drugs into Castlrea Prison in Co Roscommon.

Gardaí stopped and searched a car at Harristown, which is adjacent to the prison, at around 11.00am this morning.

Two mobile phones, a smartwatch, approximately 440 tablets and cannabis herb were seized - together with a drone.

Gardaí have said the drone was in the process of being set up.

A man (46) and woman (45) were arrested at the scene and are being held at Castlerea Garda Station.

The governor of Castlerea Prison, Martin Reilly, said: "The prison works closely with An Garda Síochána and we welcome their intervention and continued support in assisting the prevention of contraband entering our facility".



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