Man arrested during cannabis raid
GARDAI in Blessington were involved in the arrest of a 26-year-old man following a major ecstasy and cannabis seizure just before Christmas.
The man was detailed during a raid on a house in Blessington in the early hours of last Friday morning. The drugs seized had an estimated street value of €40,000.
After the 6 a.m. raid, the man was brought to Naas Garda Station for further questioning.
A file is currently being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecution.
Although currently living in Blessington, it i9s understood that the man is originally from outside the area.
The raid was part of an ongoing investigation involving numerous garda divisions, as they try to clamp down on the perils that drugs present to communities throughout the country.