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Drugs bust Garda seize €90k worth of cocaine after stopping car in Co Galway

A man in his early 20s was arrested

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Cocaine seized

Cocaine seized

Cocaine seized

Gardaí discovered €90,000 in suspected cocaine when they stopped and searched a car in Co Galway last night.

One man was arrested by gardaí attached to the Galway Divisional Drugs Unit who searched the vehicle on the outskirts of Tuam at approximately 7pm.

“During the course of the search a quantity of suspected cocaine, with an estimated value of €90,000 was discovered and seized,” gardai said.

A man in his early 20s was arrested and detained at North Western Regional Garda Headquarters in Galway.

Gardaí said he had since been released without charge and that a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

“The suspected drugs are being sent for analysis,” gardai added.

An investigation is ongoing.

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