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Man (30s) arrested after gardaí seize €650,000 of benzodiazepine tablets

Gardaí discovered a number of black bin bags which contained suspected benzodiazepine tablets.

Image: An Garda Síochána

A MAN IN his 30s has been arrested after Gardaí seized €650,000 of suspected benzodiazepine tablets from a vehicle in Dundalk. 

During a search yesterday evening Gardaí from the Dundalk District Drugs Unit stopped and searched a vehicle in the Bellewsbridge Road area of Dundalk, County Louth. 

Gardaí discovered a number of black bin bags which contained suspected benzodiazepine tablets with an estimated value of €650,000, pending analysis. 

The driver of this vehicle, a man in his 30s, was arrested at the scene and he is currently being detained at Dundalk Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

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