Man arrested after €55,000 worth of drugs seized in Co Kildare

Gardaí stopped a man in Leixlip and discovered the illegal drugs

Man arrested after €55,000 worth of drugs seized in Co Kildare

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Kildare gardaí have arrested a man and seized a quantity of drugs.

Officers are investigating the sale and supply of illegal drugs.

Shortly after 11.00pm on Friday night, gardaí stopped a man in his 30s at St Mary's Park in Leixlip.

The man was searched and gardaí discovered a quantity of illegal drugs.

MDMA with a street value of €35,000 and cannabis herb with a street value of €20,000 was seized.

The man was arrested and detained at Leixlip garda station.

He has been charged and is to appear in court later.