A garda image of some of the substances seized.

Duo make court appearance following drug seizure in Mayo

Two individuals, a male (30s) and a female (20s), appeared before Castlebar District Court today following a search operation in Castlebar yesterday afternoon which saw gardai seize approximately €6,000 worth of drugs.

Shortly before 4 p.m. yesterday, gardaí conducted a search of a residence in Breaffy, Castlebar.

Ketamine valued at €5,260, amphetamine tablets valued at €700 and a small quantity of cannabis and Xanax tablets were seized during the search.

Drug paraphernalia, mobile phones and £780 sterling was also seized.

They were arrested at the scene and taken to Castlebar Garda Station where they were detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Neither individual made any reply to the alleged charges.

The man has been remanded in custody and is due to appear in Harristown District Court on Friday next, September 23.

The woman has been released on bail, subject to strict conditions, and is due back in Castlebar District Court on October 19.