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Four men arrested after gardai seize drugs, cash and cigarettes in Kildare

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Picture of the haul released by gardai
Picture of the haul released by gardai

Gardai have arrested four men and seized cannabis, contraband cigarettes and an amount of cash after searches at a number of locations in Kildare today.

Cannabis (subject to analysis) with a street value of approximately €15,000 was located during one search following which a male in his 30s has been arrested and is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Athy Garda Station.

On another search 20 Kilos of contraband tobacco along with €13,000 in cash and €500 in cannabis was seized.

Two men in their 20s have been arrested and are currently detained under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Athy Garda Station.

Small amounts of cannabis and heroin (subject to analysis) were seized at two other locations in the town.

A fourth male has been arrested and charged in connection with offences under the Non Fatal Offences Against the person Act 1997. 

Gardai also released a picture of the haul.