16 May 2022

PICTURE: Carlow Gardaí seize 'large quantity' of cannabis after man tried to flee on foot

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CREDIT: Carlow/Kilkenny Gardaí

Carlow Gardaí seized a "large quantity" of cannabis over the weekend after they caught a man who initially refused to stop his car and then fled on foot. 

Carlow Detective Unit were conducting a Crime Prevention Patrol in the Ballinabranna area on Saturday, March 21.

They intercepted a male who initially refused to stop his car.

After the suspect abandoned his car and tried to flee on foot, he was apprehended and found in possession of a large quantity of cannabis.

Gardaí say that the seizure is seen as a significant interception of a large quantity of drugs which is believed to have been destined for the local Carlow streets.

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