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Nearly €60,000 of drugs seized and man arrested in South Kerry following high-speed chase

Sep 7, 2020 20:09 By radiokerrynews
Nearly €60,000 of drugs seized and man arrested in South Kerry following high-speed chase Nearly €60,000 of drugs seized and man arrested in South Kerry following high-speed chase
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Nearly €60,000 of drugs were seized and a man arrested in South Kerry, following a high-speed chase. A man was arrested in Kilgarvan,

Nearly €60,000 of drugs were seized and a man arrested in South Kerry, following a high-speed chase.

A man was arrested in Kilgarvan, after a chase that ended with the suspect crashing into another vehicle.

The incident happened at around 12 noon yesterday when gardaí intercepted a vehicle in the Kilgarvan area, which took off at high speed.

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In the chase that followed, the suspects’ car collided with another vehicle at Letter, a townland between Kilgarvan and Kenmare.

Gardai seized between €50,000 and €60,000 in cannabis from the vehicle and arrested the suspect.

He was taken to Bantry Garda station, where he is being detained under Drugs Trafficking Act.

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The driver of the other vehicle was taken to hospital, though the injuries sustained are not thought to be serious.

 

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