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Man arrested as Gardai seize €126,5000 worth of cocaine and cannabis during raid

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Man arrested as Gardai seize €126,5000 worth of cocaine and cannabis during raid

Gardai have seized over €120,000 worth of cocaine and €6,000 worth of cannabis following a drugs bust in Kildare.a man wearing a hat© Provided by Extra.ie

Members attached to the Kildare Divisional Drugs Unit joined Gardai on Saturday, December 19, to raid a residence in Newbridge.

Cocaine and Cannabis Herb estimated to have a combined value of €126,500 were seized from the property.a group of people in uniform: Gardai have seized cocaine worth €126,500 with of cocaine and €6,000 of cannabis during a seizure in Kildare. Pic: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie© Provided by Extra.ie Gardai have seized cocaine worth €126,500 with of cocaine and €6,000 of cannabis during a seizure in Kildare. Pic: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Gardai also recovered drug paraphernalia from the residence.

A man in his 20s was arrested and charged following the Garda search and drug seizure. He will appear in court at a later date.

A Garda spokesperson confirmed that investigations are currently ongoing.A man in his 20s was arrested by Gardai following the huge drugs seizure in Kildare on Saturday. Pic: An Garda Siochana© Provided by Extra.ie A man in his 20s was arrested by Gardai following the huge drugs seizure in Kildare on Saturday. Pic: An Garda Siochana

The spokesperson explained: ‘Garda have seized suspected Cocaine worth €120,500, €6,000 in Cannabis Herb and arrested one man following a search in Kildare, yesterday evening, Saturday, December 19 2020.

‘Gardai and members attached to the Kildare Divisional Drugs Unit executed a warrant and carried out a search of a residence in the Newbridge area just after 8pm.

‘Cocaine and Cannabis Herb (pending analysis) with a combined value believed to be €126,500 was discovered at the location along with other drug paraphernalia.The drugs seized by Gardai in Kildare are believed to have a combined value of €126,500, a spokesperson said. Pic: Shutterstock© Provided by Extra.ie The drugs seized by Gardai in Kildare are believed to have a combined value of €126,500, a spokesperson said. Pic: Shutterstock

‘A man, aged in his 20s, was arrested by Gardai and taken to Newbridge Garda Station.

‘He has since been charged and he will now appear before Court at a later date.

‘Investigations ongoing.’

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