July 31, 2021

Two arrested as gardai seize €42,000 of drugs in raid on county Wicklow home

Two men were arrested after gardai seized more than €40,000 worth of drugs during a planned search of a house in county Wicklow.

Gardai last night confirmed the raid took place at a property in the Kilmacanogue area on Wednesday.

A Garda spokesperson said: “As part of ongoing investigations into the sale and supply of controlled drugs in Co Wicklow a search was carried out of a house in the Kilmacanogue area on Wednesday 8th January, 2020.

“During the search Gardaí seized Cannabis Herb with an estimated street value of €42k (analysis pending) along with other drug related paraphernalia including weighing scales and plastic deal bags.”

Two men aged in their 40s and 20s were arrested at the scene. They were taken to Bray Garda Station where they were detained for questioning under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Both suspects have since been released without charge. Files on the investigation are currently being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

The operation was led by members of the Bray District Drugs Unit.

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