Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 23 May 2015

Man arrested after €500,000 cocaine seizure in Wicklow

A man has been arrested in County Wicklow this afternoon after Gardai seized a quantity of cocaine with an estimated street value of up to €500,000.

Garda€ from the Garda National Drugs Unit in a joint operation with Garda€ from Wicklow and Roundwood seized the drugs following a search of a house in the Roundwood area shorty after 4pm.

The man is currently being detained under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act which means that he can be questioned for up to seven days.

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