Coolock, Dublin: Man Arrested After Gardai Seize Drugs Worth €3.5m: UPDATED

21 Apr

NEWS UPDATE: ADDITION:

A man in his 40s was arrested last night after drugs with an estimated street value of €950,000 were discovered during a planned search of a premises in Kilmurray, Enfield, Co Meath.

4 kilograms of heroin and 5 kilograms of cocaine were seized.

The man is being held at Leixlip Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996. Investigations are continuing.

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A man was being quizzed after the seizure of 3.5 million euro of drugs.
Man held over 3.5m euro drugs find Enlarge photo

Some 400kg of cannabis resin and 50kg of cannabis herb were discovered during the intelligence-led, planned raid on a premises near Malahide Road, Coolock, north Dublin.

About 8kg of tablets – which are yet to be analysed – were also found.

The joint operation was carried out between the Garda National Drugs Unit and Revenue Customs.

A suspect aged in his 20s has been detained at Santry garda station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

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