€600k of drugs seized in Kil­dare

Irish Examiner - - News -

A man was charged yes­ter­day in con­nec­tion with the seizure of €600,000 worth of ec­stasy and co­caine dur­ing a search of a house in the Louise Park area of Kil­dare on Satur­day.

The search fol­lowed an in­tel­li­gence-led op­er­a­tion by the Leixlip Drugs Unit. Gar­daí seized around €520,000 worth of MDMA. A man in his early 30s was ar­rested at the scene and was de­tained. Dur­ing a fol­low-up search of a ve­hi­cle, around €80,000 of co­caine was also seized. Noth­ing was seized dur­ing fol­low-up searches in Kil­dare and Dublin on Sun­day, and no ar­rests were made. In­ves­ti­ga­tions are on­go­ing.

About €520,000 of MDMA and €80,000 in co­caine was found.

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