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Drug seizure in Kildare of almost €350,000

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Gardai have seized controlled drugs and a quantity of tablets after stopping a car in Kildare yesterday.

Gardai from Naas Traffic Corps were conducting an ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) checkpoint at Curragh Farm, Kildare Town, yesterday evening.

During this checkpoint Gardaí stopped a car for no Tax and no Insurance. Upon searching the car Gardaí discovered 6.5kg of MDMA (pending analysis) with an estimated street value of €325,000 and a large quantity of Zanax tablets with an estimated value of €19,000 (pending analysis).

A man in his late 30s and a woman in her early 30s were arrested today in the Naas area and are currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Naas Garda Station.

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