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).