€600k of drugs seized in Kildare
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.