Seven people arrested in connection with Wexford seizure are released

The seven people, five men and two women, are being detained in Garda stations across Wexford and Wicklow. File photograph

Updated at 16:14

The seven people arrested yesterday in connection with searches in Wexford have since been released. Files will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

At about 2am, gardaí intercepted a van and searched the vehicle. Suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of €17,500 was seized.

A short distance away, a second package containing approximately €17,500 worth of cocaine was seized after gardaí pursued a second vehicle.

A number of follow-up searches were conducted under warrant throughout the day in Enniscorthy and Gorey and approximately €15,000 in cash was seized, gardaí said.

The seven people, five men and two women, were arrested during the operation and were detained in Garda stations across Wexford and Wicklow.

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