April 23, 2024

Amost €500,000 worth of drugs seized on motorway near Kilkenny

Gardai seized almost €500,000 of drugs after they stopped and searched a vehicle on M9 motorway near county Kilkenny.

A Garda spokesperson confirmed Carlow-based detectives found an estimated €460,000 of cannabis after they stopped the vehicle yesterday.

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

A man aged in his 30s was arrested in connection with this seizure. He is being detained at Carlow Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act.

The Garda spokesperson added the investigation “is ongoing”.

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