Man to appear before Kildare court today for alleged possession of large quantity of heroin

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Man to appear before Kildare court today for alleged possession of large quantity of heroin

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A man will appear before Athy District Court today, Tuesday May 9, after he was allegedly found in possession of a large quantity of heroin.

Gardai in Kildare arrested a male in his mid forties who was acting suspiciously in Newbridge last Tuesday, May 2.

The man was arrested by the local drugs' unit. While under surveillance, it observed the man acting strangely. He was then taken to Newbridge Garda Station where an extensive drugs search was carried out on his person.

It was alleged he had €4,000 worth of heroin on him.