Large quantity of heroin and cocaine seized at Garda checkpoint in Kilkenny city
Gardai seized over €50,000 worth of cocaine and heroin at a checkpoint in Kilkenny city.
The drugs were discovered after a vehicle was searched at an Operation Fanacht checkpoint in the city on Tuesday.
Around €48,000 worth of heroin and €8,000 was seized by gardai.
Local gardai confirmed a male suspect was arrested, questioned and later charged in connection with “sale and supply of controlled drugs”.
He was due to appear before Carlow District Court this morning.
A local Garda source said the drugs “were destined for sale locally in the south east”.