Man and woman arrested after huge haul of MDMA and Xanax seized
A man and woman have been arrested after the car they were travelling in was stopped and searched by gardai who uncovered a massive haul of MDMA and Xanax.
The incident took place yesterday when officers who were manning a checkpoint in the Curragh Farm area near Kildare Town stopped the vehicle for having no tax or insurance.
Upon searching the car Gardaí discovered 6.5kg of MDMA with an estimated street value of €325,000 and a large quantity of Xanax tablets with an estimated value of €19,000.
In a statement from gardai they said: “A man in his late 30s and a woman in her early 30s were arrested today in the Naas area and are currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Naas Garda Station.