€5,000 worth of drugs seized in Kilkenny City

Mary Cody

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Mary Cody

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mary.cody@kilkennypeople.ie

€5,000 worth of drugs seized in Kilkenny City

File pic of cannabis

Gardaí in Kilkenny are investigating a substantial drugs seizure in the city in recent days.

Cannabis with a value of €4,500 was seized along with approximately €400 worth of MDMA and a large quantity of contraband cigarettes. 

The property at Lakeside Drive in Newpark was searched under warrant on Thursday night.

A 36-year-old man was arrested and charged under section 15 of the Misuse of Drugs Act and is remanded to appear before Kilkenny District Court.