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Gardaí have seized cannabis herb worth €90,000 in Kildare

Two people were also arrested and detained on suspicion of carrying out burglaries, while several road traffic offences were also “disclosed”.

File photo of heroin, cocaine and cannabis herb seized in Finglas last month, also as part of operation Thor.
File photo of heroin, cocaine and cannabis herb seized in Finglas last month, also as part of operation Thor.
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GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED drugs worth €90,000 in Kildare, after searches of 11 houses this weekend.

Gardaí and the Taxi Regulator also carried out 22 checkpoints across Kildare from Friday morning to this morning, resulting in a number of road traffic offences being disclosed.

As part of Operation Thor, gardaí in Kildare and the Regional Support Unit also carried out house searches from 7am last Friday to 4am this morning.

“This operation consisted of 11 searches of private residences and a number of arrests,” gardaí said in a statement.

Over €90,000 of cannabis herb was seized.

Files will now be prepared for the information of the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to the arrests, they added.

Two persons were also arrested and detained on suspicion of carrying out burglaries.

They have since been released without charge and a file will now be submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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