Garda sting results in €20,000 drug seizure in the South East
As part of ongoing joint investigations targeting drug importations in the south east, a joint intelligence led operation was conducted by the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau, the Drugs Unit from New Ross, and Revenue’s Customs Service from the Dublin and South East Region, on Friday, August 17.
Gardaí searched a home in the Newbawn Area of Co. Wexford. They were assisted by Revenue Customs Officers including Customs Dog unit.
During the search a package was seized by Customs, which contained Cannabis Herb, Methamphetemine and Ecstasy with an estimated value of €20,000.
A 23-year-old man was arrested at the scene by Gardaí. He was detained at New Ross Garda Station under the provisions of section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 as amended.
He was later released and a file is being prepared for the DPP.
Investigations are continuing.