Two people arrested after drugs worth €865,000 seized in Co Meath

Two people arrested after drugs worth €865,000 seized in Co Meath

Controlled drugs with an estimated street value of €865,000 have been seized by Gardaí in Co Meath.

During a search of a house at Tailteann Drive, Navan, Gardaí recovered herbal cannabis, ecstasy tablets, cocaine and diamorphine, as well as a large amount of suspected mixing agent and other drug-related paraphernalia.

The search was carried out last night by the Meath Divisional Drugs Unit, Navan Detective Unit and the Regional Armed Support Unit.

A garda spokesperson said the total estimated street value of the drugs seized is €690,000.

A man in his early fifties and a woman in her late thirties were arrested and taken to Kells Garda Station.

They are currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

More on this topic

Revenue seize tobacco and cigarettes worth over €1m in Dublin PortRevenue seize tobacco and cigarettes worth over €1m in Dublin Port

Gardaí seize €20k worth of cannabis in Co Cork raidGardaí seize €20k worth of cannabis in Co Cork raid

Man due in court in connection with Dublin drug and gun seizureMan due in court in connection with Dublin drug and gun seizure

Man due in court after €50k drug seizure in M1Man due in court after €50k drug seizure in M1


More in this Section

Teenage victim of paedophile ring packed knife to confront sex offender over unwanted advances, court hearsTeenage victim of paedophile ring packed knife to confront sex offender over unwanted advances, court hears

Environmental group wins landmark case over large-scale peat extractionEnvironmental group wins landmark case over large-scale peat extraction

Quinn staff 'demand an end to this reign of terror' following attack on executive Quinn staff 'demand an end to this reign of terror' following attack on executive

Families moving back into their homes after Dublin flats fireFamilies moving back into their homes after Dublin flats fire


Lifestyle

Your guide to what's going on in the gardening world this week.Gardening notes: Your guide to what's on

I went to Holy Faith in Clontarf in Dublin and I still have a big group of friends from school. These days, like most people, we use a WhatsApp group to communicate!School Daze with Nadia Forde: I wish I had embraced my differences at school

More From The Irish Examiner