€30,000 worth of cocaine seized in Gorey

By Esther Hayden

Published 25/02/2016 | 14:31

Gorey District Court.
Gorey District Court.

€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.

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