On Thursday, 14 May 2020, as part of ongoing investigations into the sale a supply of controlled drugs, Gardaí attached to the Louth Divisional Drugs Unit stopped and searched a car on Castle Road, Dundalk.
During the course of the search Gardaí discovered a large quantity cocaine (analysis pending) along with a number of items associated with drug dealing including scales and plastic bags. A sum of cash (£6,500 Stg) was also seized.
One man in his 20s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Dundalk Garda Station. The value of the cocaine seized is believed to be is in excess of €70,000.
Investigations are ongoing.
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