Two arrested and €105,000 cocaine seized in Co. Donegal

Saturday, January 9
Newsdesk


Gardaí attached to the Letterkenny District Drugs Task Force have seized an estimated €105,000 of suspected cocaine following an operation in Co. Donegal.
 
As a result of an intelligence led operation, a vehicle was stopped at an MIT Checkpoint at around 3:10pm, yesterday afternoon, in Drumbuoy, Lifford.
 
The vehicle was searched resulting in the discovery of approximately 1.5 kilos of suspected cocaine in a plastic bag concealed inside a clothes bag in the boot of the vehicle.
 
The occupants of the vehicle, two men in their 20s, were arrested under suspicion of committing an offence contrary to Section 15 of the Misuse of Drugs Act and taken to Letterkenny Garda Station. 
 
They are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.