Drugs Seized in Waterford
Drugs Seized in Waterford: At approximately 23.36hrs on the 6/4/2020, Gardaí in Waterford were conducting a Covid 19 checkpoint at the Grannagh Junction Roundabout, Waterford.
A vehicle was stopped and Gardai became suspicious of the driver’s behaviour and the vehicle was searched. During the course of the search, Gardai discovered a large quantity of suspected cocaine, 738grams to the value of €51,660 in the vehicle.
The Driver was then detained and his vehicle and taken to Waterford Garda Station for a further search under Section 23 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977/84.
The suspect offender is now been detained under Section 25 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977/84 for an offense contrary to Section 15 of the same act.
and detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 .
The suspect is male and 22 years old. He is currently detained at Waterford Garda Station