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€460,000 Cannabis Seized and Man Arrested, Carlow, 23rd October 2021

Issue Date: 23rd October 2021

As part of ongoing investigations into the sale and supply of drugs in the Carlow area, Gardaí have seized cannabis (pending analysis) with a value upwards of €460,000 in Carlow today, Saturday 23rd October 2021.

Members attached to Carlow Detective Unit conducted the stop and search of a vehicle travelling on the M9 motorway.  During the course of the search cannabis with an estimated value of upwards of €460,000 was recovered.

The drugs seized will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

A man aged in his 30s was arrested in connection with this seizure and detained at Carlow Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

This investigation is ongoing.