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Two Men Arrested Following Drugs And Cash Seizures In Wicklow

Gardaí have seized €472,000 worth of various controlled drugs and €29,000 in cash during a search operation.

At approximately 8.30pm on Thursday evening, Gardaí attached to the Bray District Detective and Drugs Unit conducted a stop and search of a vehicle on the N11 in Kilmacanogue.

During the course of the search, Gardaí seized approximately €8,000 of suspected cocaine and €4,000 of suspected heroin, as well as €1,000 in cash.

One man, aged in his late 30s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at a Garda station in Wicklow.

During follow-up searches, two premises were searched under warrant in Delgany and Greystones. Quantities of heroin, cocaine and cannabis with an approximate value of €460,000, along with various drug paraphernalia and €28,000 in cash, was seized.

During the course of the follow-up searches, a man (aged in his late 40s) was arrested and is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at a Garda station in Wicklow.

All drugs are now subject to analysis by Forensic Science Ireland (FSI).

Investigations are ongoing.

 

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