Man charged in connection with the seizure of cannabis worth over €1,300
A man in his 30s has been charged in connection with the seizure of cannabis herb worth over €1,300 yesterday.
Gardai seized the drugs when they attended a crash on the N4 in Maynooth at 2.30pm yesterday.
While assessing the scene they discovered a cache of cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €1,300 concealed inside a vehicle.
“One man in his 30s was arrested and detained at the Leixlip Garda Station following the incident,” a Garda spokesperson said.
The man has been charged in connection with the incident, and he has been released on bail.
It is understood the crash was caused by a blow out, and the vehicle involved had three bald tyres.
Crashed on N4. 3 bald tyres. Summonsed for each. No injuries. Search of driver quantity of Cannabis Herb seized 2 /3 pic.twitter.com/OkuY7bptLZ— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) November 22, 2015
A summons was issued to the driver for the condition of the tyres, Gardaí said.