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intelligence op Man arrested as over €200,000 worth of cannabis and cocaine seized by gardai in Kildare search

Investigations are ongoing.

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A man in his 20s has been arrested after gardai seized €215,000 worth of drugs in a planned search in Kildare yesterday evening.

As part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in the area, Gardaí conducted an intelligence operation and obtained a search warrant for a premises in west Kildare which was carried out at approximately 5.30p.m.

During the course of the operation, Gardaí seized suspected cannabis herb with an estimated street value of approximately €200,000, and suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of €15,000.

A quantity of drug paraphernalia was also seized, and all the drugs will be sent for analysis.

One man in his mid 20s was arrested at the scene and taken to Naas Garda station where he was being questioned under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act.

Investigations are ongoing.


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