Gardaí Seize Suspected Drugs And Cash In Blennerville Area

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The cash an suspected drugs seized by Tralee gardaí on Saturday.

GARDAI have arrested and charged a man following the seizure of €4,700 of suspected drugs and cash in the Blennerville area on Saturday.

Following reports of groups gathering and not adhering to social distancing in the Blennerville area, Gardaí from the Kerry Divisional Drugs Unit carried out a surveillance operation.

During the operation Gardaí watched around 20 people enter an abandoned house one by one.

Gardaí entered the house, and following a short foot chase, arrested a man in his 30s. He was found to be in possession of €2,600 of suspected cannabis herb and €2,100 in cash. The suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.

He was arrested and brought to Tralee Garda Station where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. He has since been charged and was due to appear before Mallow District court today.

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