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massive haul Gardai seize 11.6kg of suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of €812,000

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More than €800,000 worth of suspected cocaine has been seized following the search of a vehicle in Naas today.

This morning, a vehicle was stopped and searched in the Naas area of Co. Kildare as part of ongoing investigations targeting persons suspected to be involved in organised crime.

The multi-agency operation was conducted by personnel attached to the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB), Kildare Divisional Drugs Unit, and the Revenue Customs Service.

During the course of this operation, 11.6kg of cocaine (pending analysis) with an estimated value of €812,000 was discovered and seized.

A man, aged in his 30s, was arrested and is currently detained under Section 2 of The Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996 at Naas Garda Station.

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