Man arrested after cocaine worth €145,000 seized from car in Blanchardstown

Man arrested after cocaine worth €145,000 seized from car in Blanchardstown
The man is currently detained at Blanchardstown garda station.

A man has been arrested after cocaine worth €145,000 was seized in Blanchardstown.

Gardaí stopped a car just outside the Sheepmore Estate in Dublin 15 at 4pm this afternoon.

Two kilograms of cocaine were found during a search of the vehicle.

The 39-year-old man was the sole occupant of the car and was arrested at the scene.

He is currently detained at Blanchardstown garda station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

The seizure was made as part of an intelligence-led operation carried out by the Garda National Drugs and organised Crime Bureau and supported by Security and Intelligence in Dublin.

Gardaí say that investigations ongoing.

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