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.

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