Cocaine with a street value of €1.4m has been seized in Drogheda.
As part of an intelligence led operation, Gardaí stopped a vehicle at the Donore Road Industrial Estate shortly after 12.30pm yesterday afternoon.
Following a search of the vehicle, 20kg of cocaine was recovered in a number of packages.
A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene and is currently being held at Drogheda Garda station.
The search was part of an intelligence-led operation under Operation Stratus.
It was set up a year ago to tackle criminality in the Drogheda area.
The operation is ongoing.