Monday 26 September 2016

Cash, drugs and cigarettes seized in ongoing garda operation

Four men have been arrested

Published 01/03/2016 | 16:31

Four men have been arrested in connection with a seizure of drugs, cigarettes and cash this morning.

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Approximately €15,000 worth of cannabis was discovered during one search in Co Kildare shortly after 8am.

 A man in his 30s was arrested and is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Athy Garda Station.

 In a separate search, some 20 kilos of contraband tobacco along with €13,000 in cash and €500 in cannabis was seized.

 Two men in their 20s were then arrested and are also detained at Athy Garda Station.

 Small amounts of cannabis and heroin were seized at two other locations in the town in other searches as part of ongoing Operation Thor.

 A fourth man has been arrested and charged in connection with offences under the Non Fatal Offences Against the person Act 1997.

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