Drugs seized in Kilkenny City with an estimated value of €48,000

A male and female are due in court in connection with the seizure shortly

Mary Cody

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Mary Cody

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mary.cody@kilkennypeople.ie

Drugs seized in Kilkenny City with an estimated value of €48,000

Drugs with an estimated value of €48,000 has been seized in Kilkenny City.

On Wednesday afternoon a van was stopped at a checkpoint at Templemartin as part of Operation Thor, which combats crime. Gardaí searched the vehicle and seized cannabis with an estimated street value of €40,000.

Two follow up searches took place at addresses in Kilkenny City and cocaine with an estimated street value of €8,000 was seized.

A male and female were arrested and questioned in connection with the sale and supply of drugs in the city. The suspects are due to appear in court shortly in connection with the seizure.