Two arrested during €40k cocaine and heroin seizure in Athy

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Laura Coates laura.coates@leinsterleader.ie

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Laura Coates laura.coates@leinsterleader.ie

Two arrested during €40k cocaine and heroin seizure in Athy

Drugs siezed in Athy in the early hours of Thursday, May 12

Two men were arrested last night in a house in Athy as part of a garda operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in Kildare.

Cannabis and heroin, with an estimated value of €40,000 was discovered in the house around midnight.

The two men, aged 38 and 47, were arrested under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 and are being detained at Newbridge and Kildare Garda Stations.

The arrests were carried out by Gardai in the Newbridge and Athy stations, assisted by the Regional Support Unit.