Listowel Gardai carry out planned drugs bust

A quantity of drugs and a powerful stun gun have been seized by Listowel Gardai in a planned drugs bust in the Listowel Athea area. A Garda car was rammed during the incident. A quantity of cannabis and a stun gun were seized in the planned operation by Listowel Gardai and the Kerry Drugs Unit.A car was stopped in the athea area at 5 o clock yesterday evening. One Garda vehicle was rammed, the suspect car then travelled in Carraig Kerry direction and subsequently crashed in a wooded area. There were two occupants of the car, one of which escaped and fled into the wooded area. The other was taken to Listowel Garda Station and questioned. This person has since been released and a file is being prepared for the DPP.