A man (aged 30) has been charged in connection with the seizure of a significant quantity of suspected cocaine in Co Louth.
The drugs were discovered after Gardaí searched a car in the Drogheda area yesterday afternoon.
“As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí, which is part of the Divisional Drugs Unit based at Drogheda Garda Station, seized on Saturday the 12 spokesman said.
“The drugs were discovered when Gardaí searched a car in the Tullyallen area of Drogheda just after 1pm. A man in his late 30s was arrested at the scene.”
Police said the confiscated drugs are being forwarded for analysis and the investigation is ongoing.
The man, who was detained at Drogheda Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996, has now been charged and will appear in court tomorrow.
“The man, in his 30s, is due to appear in Drogheda District Court tomorrow morning, Monday 14 November,” added a Garda spokesman.
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