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Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of drugs following search of car in Wicklow

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the seizure.

Items seized by gardaí in the early hours of this morning.
Items seized by gardaí in the early hours of this morning.
Image: Garda Press Office

GARDAÍ IN WICKLOW have seized drugs with a combined estimated street value of more than €90,000 following the search of a car in the early hours of this morning.

Gardaí who were on patrol in Bray were leaving a housing estate when they spotted a man in a car who proceeded to run away from the vehicle.

They stopped him and on searching the vehicle seized cannabis herb and cocaine with an estimated street value of €90,500.

The 22-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Bray garda station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

The seized drugs will now be sent for further analysis.

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