One man has been arrested following the seizure of €70,000 worth of drugs in Co Louth on Tuesday.
As part of Operation Tara, gardaí stopped and searched a vehicle on the Carrickmacross Road in Dundalk at approximately 11am.
During the course of the search €45,000 in cash was discovered in the vehicle.
Gardaí have arrested a man and seized €70,000 worth of Drugs and €45,000 in cash following a seizure in Dundalk yesterday.
The arrested man is currently detained at Dundalk Garda station. Investigations are ongoing. pic.twitter.com/RF5oCkCKGI
— Garda Info (@gardainfo) January 5, 2022
During a follow-up search at a property on Park Street, Dundalk, €53,000 worth of suspected cocaine, €17,000 worth of suspected MDMA and drug paraphernalia were also seized.
A man in his 50s was arrested in relation to the seizure and is currently being held at Dundalk Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.
Gardaí said investigations into the matter are ongoing.