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‘Under-the-radar’ farmer arrested in connection with €8.2m drugs haul

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Record haul: Asst Commissioner John O Driscoll with Det Chief Supt Angela Willis. Photo: Frank McGrath

Record haul: Asst Commissioner John O Driscoll with Det Chief Supt Angela Willis. Photo: Frank McGrath

Record haul: Asst Commissioner John O Driscoll with Det Chief Supt Angela Willis. Photo: Frank McGrath

An ‘under-the-radar’ farmer who works land in rural Co Kildare has been arrested in connection with the biggest drugs bust of the year.

The 46-year-old, who had no known previous involvement in organised crime, is being quizzed by specialist detectives following the seizure of drugs valued at €8.2m.


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