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Fourth man arrested after 'significant' amount of drugs seized in Drogheda

The drugs were discovered during a search of a unit in an industrial estate.

Drogheda Garda Station
Drogheda Garda Station
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Updated 9.50pm

GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED a fourth man over a massive drugs seizure in Drogheda, Co Louth this morning.

The 38-year-old is being held at Drogheda Garda Station.

A large quantity of what’s believed to be cocaine was discovered during a search of a unit in an industrial estate, along with a quantity of tablets.

Gardaí believe that the drugs are of significant value but a final estimate has not yet been determined.

Three men, all in their mid-30s, were previously arrested in connection with the investigation.

They are currently being detained at Drogheda Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drug Trafficking Act 1996.

Additional reporting by Cliodhna Russell

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