This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 16 °C Friday 14 August, 2020

Man (40s) arrested after suspected cocaine worth €160k seized in Co Kildare

Gardaí also seized around €20,000 of suspected cannabis, tablets and mixing agents.

An image of the drugs seized
An image of the drugs seized
Image: An Garda Síochána

GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED suspected cocaine worth an estimated €160,000 during a search operation in Co Kildare. 

The search operation was carried out at a premises in Ballymore Eustace by Naas District detective and drugs units and members of Naas regular units with the assistance of the Garda air support unit. 

During the course of the operation, suspected cocaine (pending analysis) with an estimated street value of €160,000 was seized. 

Gardaí also seized around €20,000 of suspected cannabis, tablets and mixing agents (all pending analysis).

A man in his early 40s has been arrested.

He is currently being detained under provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act at Naas Garda Station.

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

Read next:


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