Two suspects detained following substantial cannabis seizure in Kilkenny

Mary Cody

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Mary Cody

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mary.cody@kilkennypeople.ie

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Two suspects are being detained following a substantial drugs seizure in Kilkenny.

Gardaí in Kilkenny conducting an Operation Thor anti crime checkpoint on the Tullaroan Road tonight stopped a vehicle at the checkpoint with no tax or NCT.

When the vehicle was searched approximately €7500 worth of cannabis was located and two occupants of the car were arrested. A follow up search of a house in Kilkenny city yielded approximately €2500 worth of cannabis and a significant amount of cash. Both suspects are being detained under Section 2 Drug Trafficking Act.