Belfast Telegraph

Man held over Waterford drugs find

A man is being questioned over the seizure of 80,000 euro of drugs.

Almost 100 cannabis plants, cannabis herb and resin were discovered when a house was searched in Tallow, Co Waterford.

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996, at Dungarvan Garda Station.

Gardai said the drugs have an estimated street value of 80,000 euro, subject to analysis.

Meanwhile Customs officers at Dublin Port discovered drugs concealed in a 40ft trailer that had arrived from Holyhead.

The 22kgs of herbal cannabis and 1kg of cocaine have a combined street value of 330,000 euro, pending analysis.

The operation was supported by gardai based at Store Street.

One man, an Irish national in his 50s, was arrested and taken to Store Street Garda Station for questioning.


From Belfast Telegraph