Picture: Waterford/Carlow/Kilkenny Gardai
A man has been arrested and cannabis with a value of €460,000 has been seized after gardaí stopped a vehicle on the M9 Motorway in the Carlow area.
Members attached to Carlow Detective Unit conducted the stop and search of a vehicle travelling on the M9 motorway yesterday (Saturday). During the course of the search cannabis with an estimated value of upwards of €460,000 was recovered.
The drugs seized will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.
A man aged in his 30s was arrested in connection with this seizure and detained at Carlow Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996. The investigation is ongoing.
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