Cocaine seizure in Kilkenny

Drugs with an estimated street valie of 1,000 euro were seized in Kilkenny on New Year's Eve.

Drugs with an estimated street valie of 1,000 euro were seized in Kilkenny on New Year's Eve.

Gardai stopped a male in the city centre and he was arrested on suspicion of a drugs-related offence and brought to Kilkenny Garda Station. The suspect, who is in his late thirties was searched and drugs with an estimated street value of f1,000 were seized. The drugs have been sent to Garda Headquarters in Dublin for forensic analysis. The man was questioned and subsequently released without charge and a file on the matter is being prepared for the DPP.