Man 19 arrested after €500000 cocaine seizure in Kildare

first_img GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED a man after they seized €500,000 worth of cocaine in Maynooth, Kildare, this afternoon.Officers from the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau targeting serious criminal activity in the Dublin and Kildare regions stopped a vehicle at around 1.30pm this afternoon.Cocaine, subject to analysis, was seized with an estimated street value of €500,000.A garda spokesman said: “A 19-year-old man was arrested in connection with this investigation and is currently detained at Leixlip Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2- Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.”Read: Two handguns, ammo and cannabis seized at Finglas house > Share66 Tweet Email2 Image: Garda Press Office Feb 15th 2018, 6:39 PM Image: Garda Press Office Man (19) arrested after €500,000 cocaine seizure in Kildare He was arrested around 1.30pm this afternoon. Thursday 15 Feb 2018, 6:39 PM 12 Comments 37,087 Views By Garreth MacNamee Short URL Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more