Gardaí have arrested a man after seizing money and suspected drugs in Drogheda.
Gardaí seized almost €21,000 worth of suspected cannabis herb and €11,000 in cash yesterday.
Gardaí said in a statement that members from the Divisional Drug Unit at Drogheda stopped a van at Knockback Downs at around 8.30pm on Thursday and conducted a search.
During the course of the search cannabis herb to the value of €20,720 (pending analysis) along with €11,000 in cash was seized.
Gardaí added: “A follow up search was conducted under warrant at a house in Duleek Co Meath, where Gardaí seized packaging and other items associated with the sale and supply of drugs.”
Gardaí said a man in his late 30s was arrested and was detained at Drogheda Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.
They added: “This man has now been charged in connection with the seizure and is due to appear before a sitting of Dundalk District Court at 10.30 am this morning, Friday July 3, 2020.”