Louth/Meath Gardai Seize Drugs Worth €150,000 During Car Search

27 Jun

Gardaí have seized drugs worth €150,000 following the search of a car in Co Meath.

As part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Louth-Meath area, officers stopped and searched a car at Donacarney shortly after 9pm last night.

The driver of the car, a 38-year-old man, was arrested after a quantity of diamorphine was seized during the search.

He was held under section two of the Drug Trafficking Act and is being questioned at Navan Garda station.

The operation was carried out by the Garda National Drugs Unit with assistance from the Laytown Drugs Unit, a spokesman said.

NEWS UPDATE:

A man is being held after Diamorphine (heroin), with a potential street value of €150,000 was seized in Donnycarney.

1 of 1 Navan - Man being held

Navan – Man being held

A man is being held after Diamorphine (heroin), with a potential street value of €150,000 was seized in Donnycarney yesterday evening.

The seizure was made after gardaí stopped and searched a car.

The 38-year-old man, who was the driver of the car, is being held at Navan Garda station.

The operation was carried out by the Garda National Drugs Unit, assisted by the Laytown Drugs Unit.

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