Man arrested as gardaí seize €180k worth of drugs in Kildare

Man arrested as gardaí seize €180k worth of drugs in Kildare
The drugs seized today. Picture: Twitter / @gardainfo

Gardaí in Kildare have seized €180k worth of drugs after an operation in the county today that led to a man being arrested.

The seizure, undertaken by Naas District Detective and Drugs Units and members of Naas Regular Unit with the assistance of the Garda Air Support Unit, occurred at a premises in Ballymore Eustace.

During the course of the operation, cocaine with an estimated street value of €160,000 was seized, a garda spokesperson said.

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

A man in his early 40s has been arrested and is currently being detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act at Naas Garda Station.

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