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One man arrested following heroin seizure

One man arrested following heroin seizure

A 35-year-old man is in police custody following the seizure of heroin worth an estimated €45,000.

Gardai stopped a car at 7:30pm near Kinnegad, Westmeath as part of an intelligence-led operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs.

The man, who was the sole occupant of the car, was arrested under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking Act) 1996 and taken to Mullingar Garda Station.