Man arrested in connection with €9k drug seizure at Covid checkpoint in Co Galway

Man arrested in connection with €9k drug seizure at Covid checkpoint in Co Galway

A man is due in court later this week after gardaí in connection with a drug seizure in Co Galway.

Gardaí seized €9,000 worth of cocaine at a Covid-19 checkpoint in Co Galway.

Officers made the find when they stopped a car on the M6 around 4.30pm yesterday.

A man in his mid-20s was arrested at the scene, and he has since been charged and released.

He is due to appear before Ballinasloe District Court on Thursday.

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