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Drugs & Ammunition Seized On The Straffan Road In Maynooth Yesterday

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Investigations are ongoing

€190,000 of suspected drugs were seized in addition to a quantity of 9mm ammunition in an operation conducted as part of Operation Tara in Maynooth yesterday (Wednesday).

The operation, which was conducted by the North Kildare Drugs Unit as part of ongoing investigations into the sale and supply of drugs in North Kildare, took place shortly before 9pm on the Straffan Road in Maynooth.

Approximately €150,000 of suspected cannabis and €40,000 of suspected cocaine was seized.

149 9mm bullets were also seized in addition to €2,500 in cash.

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene and he is currently being detained at a Garda Station in Kildare under the provisions of Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act 2007.

The seized drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland (FSI) for analysis.

The ammunition will be examined by the Garda Ballistics Unit.

Investigations are ongoing.

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