Kilkenny/Carlow Burglary Response Unit seize €230,000 worth of drugs in Ballon

An important seizure

Darren Hassett


Darren Hassett


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A picture of the haul

Kilkenny/Carlow Burglary Response Unit conducted a checkpoint on Wednesday afternoon in Ballon, Carlow.

A vehicle was stopped and searched under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

Eight large vacuum packed packages were seized containing suspected amphetamine with a street value of €230,000.

A male was arrested and detained at Carlow Garda Station under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1996.