€164,000 drugs seized in Wexford town

Gardaí in Wexford seized approximately €164,000 worth of suspected cocaine and arrested and charged one man following the search of a residence in Wexford town on Thursday as part of Operation Tara.

At approximately 5.30pm, Gardaí conducted a search under warrant where approximately €164,000 worth of suspected cocaine and a small quantity of suspected cannabis was seized.

All the drugs seized will be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

A man in his early 40s was taken to Wexford Garda Station and detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

He has since been charged and appeared before a special sitting of Kilkenny District Court today (Saturday).

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