Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Advertisement

Three arrests after €900k worth of drugs seized in Louth

Gardaí stopped two vehicles near Ardee in the early hours this morning.

File photo.
File photo.
Image: Eamonn Farrell/Rollingnews.ie

GARDAÍ IN LOUTH seized cocaine and cannabis worth in excess of €900,000 following an operation in the early hours this morning.

Officers attached to the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau intercepted two vehicles simultaneously at around 1am while travelling in the vicinity of Ardee.

The drugs were seized along with an animal transporter trick and a high-powered car.

Two men (aged 41 and 33) and a 33-year-old woman were arrested.

They’re currently being detained at Dundalk and Ashbourne Garda Stations under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

They can be held for up to seven days.

Making a difference

A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article.

Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can make sure we can keep reliable, meaningful news open to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.

Follow-up searches have since been carried out at locations in Leixlip in Kildare and Ballyshannon in Donegal. Gardaí seized a vacuum packing machine and €8,000 in cash during these searches.

About the author:

Sean Murray

Read next:

COMMENTS (14)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel