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UPDATE: Two arrested after discovery of tablets worth €23,000 in the South East

Gardaí are investigating

Two arrested after drugs discovery in Waterford

Two men have been arrested after a drugs discovery in Waterford.

Gardaí in Waterford were conducting patrols in St. Johns Park, Waterford City when they stopped and searched a vehicle late last night, Saturday, May 23 at approximately 11.40pm.

A quantity of alprazolam tablets were seized with an estimated street value of €23,000.

A man in his late 30s and a male youth were arrested.

They were currently detained at Waterford Garda station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

They have been subsequently released without charge and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

Investigations are ongoing.

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