€30,000 worth of cocaine seized in Gorey
€30,000 worth of cocaine was seized at a checkpoint in Gorey on Wednesday afternoon.
Gardaí operating an Operation Thor crime checkpoint near Gorey stopped a car on Wednesday. During the course of a routine search gardaí discovered two bags of cocaine with an estimated street value of €30,000 as well as house breaking implements.
Gardaí arrested a man in his late 20s at the scene and seized the cocaine.
The man was detained under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. He will appear at a sitting of Gorey District Court on Thursday charged in relation to the incident.