Gardaí have seized many bags of cannabis in hash and herb form, as well as cocaine ready for the street and a big stash of cash in Newbridge where a caravan was also confiscated.
Garda HQ says that as part of the surveillance operation they seized €494,000 worth of drugs and €22,450 cash during a search operation in the busy Kildareon Wednesday, June, 23.
They gave more details in a statement that saw a trailer and caravan seized.
"Gardaí attached to the Detective Unit, in Newbridge obtained a search warrant in relation to stolen property and during the course of the search seized cannabis herb with a street value of €220,000, cannabis resin with a street value of €214,000 and cocaine with a street value of €60,000. All drugs seized will now be sent for analysis.
"During the course of the search, the Garda National Dog Unit assisted and located €22,450 cash on surrounding lands.
"An Ifor Williams trailer, a single axle caravan and a Consaw were also seized," the said.
Gardaí said one man, 25 years was arrested at the scene and taken to Newbridge Garda station where was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. They added that investigations ongoing.
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