Gardai in Dundalk searched a property in the town on Wednesday – resulting in a €5.600 haul of cocaine being seized.
Officers, attached to the Dundalk District Drugs Unit, conducted the search at a residential property in the Bay Estate on the east side of the town.
Gardai recovered approximately €5,600 of what is believed to be cocaine, analysis pending, and a small quantity of cannabis herb along with scales and paraphernalia associated with sale and distribution of controlled drugs.
A man is his 20s was arrested at the scene and he is currently being detained at Dundalk Garda Station
Investigations are ongoing, officers say.