Four arrested after drugs and cash seized

A car was searched in a Garda operation in Castlebellingham, Co Louth.
Suspected cocaine and £12,000 in cash was seized in Co Louth (Garda/PA)

Suspected cocaine and £12,000 in cash was seized in Co Louth (Garda/PA)

By Cate McCurry, PA

Four people have been arrested after gardai seized 50,000 euros-worth of suspected cocaine and £12,000 in cash in Co Louth.

Gardai from the Dundalk Drugs and Crime Unit carried out a surveillance operation and saw what they described as a suspicious transaction in Castlebellingham on Thursday.

A car was stopped a short time later and gardai conducted a search of the vehicle and a number of people.

During the course of the search, the drugs and cash were seized.

A woman and three men, all aged in their 30s, were arrested and are currently detained in Dundalk and Drogheda garda stations.

Investigations are ongoing.

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