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Court Appearance - €30,000 Drug Seizure and Stolen Jeep Recovered 16th July 2020

Gardaí have charged the man, aged in his early 30s, who was arrested in relation to the seizure of cash and drugs, and the recovery of a stolen vehicle in Bray, Co. Wicklow yesterday, Thursday, 16th July 2020.
He has since appeared before Bray District Court today. He was remanded in custody and is due to appear before Cloverhill District Court via video link on 24th July 2020 at 10.30am.

Previous press release refers:

As a result of an intelligence led operation carried out on Thursday, 16th July 2020, a jeep which had previously been reported stolen was identified by Gardaí parked outside a residence on the Boghall Road, Bray, County Wicklow.

As Gardaí approached the residence to conduct a search under warrant, they observed a man with a backpack in the hallway of the property. The man ran towards the rear garden of the residence where he was apprehended by Gardaí.

His backpack was searched and was found to contain, subject to analysis, approximately €7,000 of suspected cocaine, approximately €3,410 of suspected cannabis in 46 individual deal bags, and approximately €20,540 of suspected Alprazolam and Diazepam tablets.
€8,810 in cash was also seized and the key to the stolen jeep was recovered.

A man in his early 30s was arrested at the scene. He is currently being detained at Bray Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Investigations are ongoing.