Man, 20s, arrested in connection with seizure of cocaine worth €51k

A man has been arrested in connection with the seizure of cocaine in Co Waterford.

While conducting a Covid-19 checkpoint in the Waterford district at around 11.30pm last night, gardaí stopped and searched a car.

During the search, a large quantity of suspected cocaine with a street value of approximately €51,000 was seized.

The driver, a man in his early 20s, was arrested.

He is currently being detained at Waterford Garda Station.

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