Saturday 10 December 2016

Man arrested after gardai seize €300,000 worth of drugs in Kilkenny

Published 17/06/2016 | 16:47

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Gardai have seized cannabis herb and cocaine with an estimated value of €300,000 in Co Kilkenny.

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At around 5.30pm yesterday Gardai from the Carlow/Kilkenny Divisional Drug Unit carried out a planned search of a house in the New Park area of Kilkenny.

During the course of the search cannabis herb with an estimated street value of up to €100,000 and cocaine with an estimated street value of up to €200,000 were seized.

A male in his 50s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of The Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Kilkenny Garda Station. 

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