One man arrested as gardaí seize €215k worth of cannabis and cocaine

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One Man Arrested As Gardaí Seize €215K Worth Of Cannabis And Cocaine One Man Arrested As Gardaí Seize €215K Worth Of Cannabis And Cocaine
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James Cox

One man was arrested as gardaí seized €215,000 worth of cannabis and cocaine in Co Kildare on Saturday evening.

As part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in the area, gardaí conducted an intelligence operation and obtained a search warrant for premises in Kildare yesterday evening at approximately 5.30pm.

During the course of the operation, gardaí seized suspected cannabis herb with an estimated street value of approximately €200,000, and suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of €15,000.

All drugs will be sent for analysis. A quantity of drug paraphernalia was also seized.

One man (mid 20s) was arrested at the scene and taken to Naas Garda station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.

 

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