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Suspected MDMA worth €200,000 seized in Co Wexford

The drugs were seized after a car failed to stop at a garda checkpoint early this morning.

Drugs seized by gardaí in Wexford.
Drugs seized by gardaí in Wexford.
Image: An Garda Síochána

A MAN HAS been arrested after €200,000 worth of suspected MDMA was seized in Co Wexford. 

Gardaí performed a checkpoint in Clonard at 12.10am this morning. During this, a car turned away from the checkpoint and did not stop for gardaí.

A male driver in his 20s was arrested a short time later. He was brought to Wexford Garda Station and a significant quantity of MDMA was found in his car. These drugs are awaiting analysis. 

A large seizure of suspected MDMA was found during a follow-up search at a property in Wexford. Gardaí found more suspected MDMA after searching another car. 

The combined value of these drugs is approximately €200,000. 

Enquiries are ongoing and gardaí anticipate further arrests. 

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