MAJOR DRUGS SEZIURE IN THE SOUTH EAST
A man has been arrested following a drugs seizure in Kilkenny.
Gardai discovered cocaine – valued at around half a million euro after they stopped and searched and van in Paulstown.
Gardai from Kilkenny and Thomastown stopped a van at Jordanstown, Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny yesterday evening at approximately 6.30pm.
During the search -a quantity of cocaine was discovered with an estimated street value of up to €560,000 – pending analysis.
A 38 year old man was arrested at the scene.
He was taken to Thomastown Garda Station where he is currently being detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drug Trafficking Act.
The search is part of on-going intelligence-led operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in Kilkenny and the South East area.