Man (22) arrested after half kilo of herbal cannabis and €35,000 in cash seized in Kildare

Half a kilo of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €12,000 and €35,000 in cash has been seized by revenue officers and gardaí in Kildare.

A 22-year-old man was arrested by gardaí after a house was searched in Naas on Tuesday.

The discovery was made as part of an ongoing joint operation targeting drug importations in Kildare which is being conducted by Revenue’s Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, and gardaí from the Drugs Unit in Naas.

The man has been detained at Naas garda station under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Gardaí say investigations are continuing.

- Digital Desk


Related Articles

Anastasia Kriegel: Gardaí warn against vigilante attacks after two teens arrested

Suspected killer on world’s most wanted list

Revenue seize contraband cigarettes worth €408,000 in Meath

Woman describes moment she fought off knife-wielding attacker

More in this Section

President Higgins signs Data Protection Bill 2018 into law

Fundraising page for Anastasia Kriegel's family raises over €4,000

PSNI launch murder inquiry after man shot in the head

Officer ‘said I’ve messed up haven’t I’ after shooting soldier from Cork dead, UK court martial told


Today's Stories

Cost of insurance crippling charities and festivals

Deal on State’s €12m funds for event centre set to expire

25% still on minimum wage after four years

Coveney: Ireland frozen in time without yes vote

Lifestyle

New father’s life ‘changed forever’ after he was run over by surgeon

The biggest cancer killer will take your breath away

Hopefully she had an idea...

Power of the press: Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks discuss 'The Post'

More From The Irish Examiner