Gardai uncover substantial amount of cocaine in St Johnston


Gardai have confirmed that five thousand euro worth of cocaine has been uncovered during a search of a car in the St Johnston area.

The drugs were discovered by Gardai carrying out a routine traffic stop yesterday evening.

The driver initially tested positive for driving under the influence of drugs with Gardai subsequently conducting a search of the car and found a package.

The package has been sent for analysis but at this stage Gardai believe it be a substantial amount of cocaine.

The driver was arrested, charged and is to appear before the courts.