Cannabis seizure in Mooncoin

Mary Cody

Reporter:

Mary Cody

As part of an ongoing operation in the South Eastern Region, Gardaí from Mooncoin have seized cannabis herb with a approximate street value of €40,000.

As part of an ongoing operation in the South Eastern Region, Gardaí from Mooncoin have seized cannabis herb with a approximate street value of €40,000.

The discovery was made in a car which was stopped at a checkpoint on the Main Street in Mooncoin yesterday (Wednesday) at 4pm.

The driver, is in early 30’s and was the sole occupant of the car was arrested and taken to Thomastown Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act.

Investigations into the seizure are ongoing.