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Two men released without charge following €23k Alprazolam seizure in Waterford

The seizure happened in the St John’s Park area of Waterford city.

The seized drugs.
The seized drugs.
Image: Garda Press Office

Updated May 24th 2020, 4:51 PM

TWO MEN ARRESTED in Waterford following the seizure of €23k worth of prescription medication have been released without charge. 

Officers were conducting patrols in St. Johns Park, Waterford City when they stopped and searched a vehicle late last night.

A quantity of Alprazolam tablets were seized with an estimated street value of €23,000. Alprazolam belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines and are used to treat anxiety and panic disorders.

Gardaí said that a file will now be sent to the DPP.

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