Drug seizure in Castlecomer

GARDAI in Carlow town are continuing to detain a Carlow man and a foreign national in connection with a large drug seizure in Castlecomer on Monday night. The cannabis resin with an estimated street value of €650,000 was found in a lorry stopped at a roadblock on the road to Carlow at about 7.30pm.

GARDAI in Carlow town are continuing to detain a Carlow man and a foreign national in connection with a large drug seizure in Castlecomer on Monday night. The cannabis resin with an estimated street value of €650,000 was found in a lorry stopped at a roadblock on the road to Carlow at about 7.30pm.

The two men were still in custody last night under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1996 and if not charged, a file will be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) who will decide on what charges, if any, will be preferred.