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Carlow Gardaí had a busy day on the beat yesterday

Gardaí in Carlow had a busy evening on the streets yesterday.

A substantial amount of drugs were seized in 3 separate incidents throughout the town.

Just under €5,000 worth of heroin was seized by uniformed officers on patrol in Carlow town yesterday afternoon.

A man acting suspiciously was apprehended by Gardaí after a foot chase.

He was arrested and detained and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

Separately, a vehicle acting suspiciously was stopped by officers as part of operation interdiction – as a result, a quantity of herbal cannabis was seized, with a value of close to €200.

Meanwhile, a male was stopped and searched in the town by the Garda Drugs Unit and was found to be in possession of cannabis worth around €50.

Elsewhere, two people were arrested on suspicion of drink driving in Carlow town over the course of yesterday.

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