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€230,000 worth of drugs seized in Carlow

€230,000 worth of drugs have been seized in Carlow.

The Kilkenny/Carlow Burglary Response Unit carried out a checkpoint on Wednesday afternoon in Ballon where they stopped and searched a car under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

Eight largec vacuum-packed bags were found containing suspected amphetamine.

A man was arrested and is being held in Carlow Garda Station under section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act.