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Man (20s) arrested and charged after gardaí seized €33k worth of cocaine

Officers said they stopped and searched a man in his 20s in the Muirhevnamore area of Dundalk.

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

GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED and charged a man in his 20s following a search operation in Dundalk, Louth, yesterday. 

Officers said they stopped and searched a man in his 20s in the Muirhevnamore area of Dundalk.

During the course of the search, gardaí recovered suspected cocaine with an estimated value of €2,000. The man in his 20s was arrested and detained at Dundalk Garda Station.

A garda spokesman said that during a number of follow-up searches related to this incident, officers seized a further quantity of suspected cocaine with an estimated value of €31,500.

The man in his 20s has since been charged.

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