Two men arrested after €200,000 worth of cannabis herb seized during search of van
“© Garda Press Office The drugs seized by gardaai
TWO MEN HAVE been arrested following the seizure of €200,000 worth of suspected cannabis herb in Co Carlow.
At approximately 9pm yesterday evening, gardaí searched a van in the Gorteengrone area under Section 23 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977-84.
Cannabis herb believed to be worth €200,000 (pending analysis), a sum of cash and other drug paraphernalia were seized from the back of the vehicle. © Stock photo Police lantern sign – stock photo
Two men, both aged in this 30s, were arrested at the scene.
They were later taken to Carlow Garda Station where they are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act 1996.
Investigations are ongoing.