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€51,000 of Cocaine Seized and Arrest, Waterford 6th April 2020

Gardaí in Waterford arrested a man and seized over €51,000 worth of suspected cocaine on Monday, 6th April 2020.

While conducting a Covid-19 checkpoint in the Waterford District, at approximately 11.30pm, Gardaí stopped and searched a car. During the course of the search a large quantity of suspected cocaine with a street value of approximately €51,000 was seized (subject to analysis).

The driver of the car, a male aged in his early 20s, was arrested under the Misuse of Drugs Act. He was taken to Waterford Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking Act), 1996.

Note: An image of this seizure is available on our social media channels.