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Woman arrested in Offaly after €50,000 of drugs seized

Crime DeskBy Sunday World
The woman is still being detained at Kildare Garda Station
The woman is still being detained at Kildare Garda Station

An Garda Síochána have seized drugs and arrested a woman after an operation in Edenderry last night.

As part of on-going intelligence-led operations targeting Organised Crime and the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Kildare and Offaly area, An Garda Síochána have seized drugs and arrested a woman.

At approximately 6pm yesterday evening detective Gardai from the Kildare Division assisted by the Tullamore Detective Unit carried out a planned search of an apartment at Granary Court, Edenderry, Co. Offaly.

During the search cannabis, ecstasy and cocaine with an estimated combined street value of up to €50,000 was seized.

Drug paraphernalia was also seized.

A woman in her 40s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Kildare Garda Station.