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Drugs seized in Galway. Photo: An Garda Siochana

Drugs seized in Galway. Photo: An Garda Siochana

Drugs seized in Galway. Photo: An Garda Siochana

Gardai have seized €140,000 worth of cocaine and arrested a man following a search of a house in the Newcastle Road area of Galway yesterday.

During the search operation, officers from the Galway Divisional Drugs Unit seized cocaine with an estimated value more than €140,000

More than €2,800 in cash was also seized.

This morning, a man - who is in his 20s - was in garda custody after being arrested at the scene.

A garda spokesman said: "He is currently detained at Galway under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice, Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996."


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