GARDAI IN WICKLOW have arrested a man and seized a large amount of cocaine in the van he was driving.
Gardaí conducting a checkpoint on the N11 near Ashford stopped a van at 11pm last night. On searching the van an amount of cannabis was found and a man in his early 30s was arrested.
A more detailed search of the van at Wicklow Garda Station revealed a large amount of cocaine concealed in the van. Drugs with an estimated street value of up to €43,000 in total were seized.
The man is currently detained at Wicklow Garda Station.