Man in his 20s due before court this morning following drugs seizure in Newbridge

Car stopped and searched by gardai

Sarah Peppard

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Man in his 20s due before court this morning following drugs seizure in Newbridge

Pic: An Garda Siochana

A man in his 20s is due before Naas District Court this morning following a drugs seizure in Newbridge this morning, October 2.

In the early hours, gardaí stopped a car on the Dublin Road on the way into town. Following a search of the car, cannabis and cocaine with a street value close to €1000 were allegedly discovered. The drugs were allegedly concealed in a deodorant bottle. 

PIC: An Garda Siochana

Two men, one in his 20s and the other in his 30s, were arrested and detained in Newbridge Garda Station.

According to a Garda spokesperson, the man in his 20s is due before Naas District Court this morning. The other man was released and a file will be prepared for the DPP.