Man arrested over seizure of €85,000 worth of suspected methedrone in Tralee 1 month ago

Man arrested over seizure of €85,000 worth of suspected methedrone in Tralee

The suspected drugs and a weight scales were found hidden in a wardrobe.

A man in his 30s has been arrested following the seizure of €85,000 worth of methedrone in Tralee in Kerry.

As part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in Kerry, Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit, assisted by the Tralee Community Policing Unit and the Listowel Detective Unit, executed a search warrant at a premises on Mary Street in Tralee at around 8pm on Thursday night,

During the course of the search, Gardaí discovered two containers with €85,000 of suspected methedrone hidden inside a wardrobe. Gardaí also seized a weight scales and plastic bags. The suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

A man aged in his 30s was arrested at the scene and was brought to Tralee Garda Station, where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

He has since been charged and is due to appear before Dingle District Court on at 11am on Friday morning (23 October).