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Can-nabbed Man (30s) arrested after huge haul of cannabis worth €100k seized in Kildare

The man has since been charged to appear before a sitting of Naas District Court this afternoon, Thursday, February 10, in connection with the case.

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Gardaí from Athy and Kildare town have seized cannabis worth approximately €100k and have arrested one man in the course of an operation in Co Kildare.

Gardaí from Athy and Kildare town have seized cannabis worth approximately €100k and have arrested one man in the course of an operation in Co Kildare.

Gardaí from Athy and Kildare town have seized cannabis worth approximately €100k and have arrested one man in the course of an operation in Co Kildare.

A man has been arrested in Co Kildare following the seizure of cannabis worth approximately €100,000.

The man, aged in his 30s, was arrested and taken to Kildare Garda Station where he was detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drugs Trafficking Act, 1996.

The man has since been charged to appear before a sitting of Naas District Court this afternoon, Thursday, February 10, in connection with the case.

As part of ongoing investigations targeting the sale and distribution of controlled drugs in Co Kildare, gardaí searched a residential property in Kildare Town on Wednesday, February 9.

In the course of the search cannabis with an estimated street value of €100,000 was recovered which is pending analysis.

The drugs seized will be forwarded to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

Investigations are ongoing.

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