Man arrested as drugs worth over €3m seized in raids across Dublin

Man arrested as drugs worth over €3m seized in raids across Dublin
Pic: Garda Press Office

Drugs worth over €3 million have been seized as part of ongoing joint investigations targeting drug importations in the greater Dublin area.

A Joint Led Operation conducted by the Revenue's Customs Service, and the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau saw a van stopped yesterday afternoon in Kilbarrack, Dublin.

During this operation, a number of packages were seized by Customs, which contained approx. 30Kgs of MDMA and 20Kgs of Ketamine with an estimated value of €3 million.

During a follow-up search, an additional 1Kg of Herbal Cannabis worth €20,000 was seized at a house in the area.

A 43-year-old man was arrested at the scene and was detained at Raheny Garda Station.

Investigations are continuing.

Digital Desk

More on this topic

Gardai probe after foal stabbed to death in horror attack at Longford horse sanctuary Gardai probe after foal stabbed to death in horror attack at Longford horse sanctuary

Two students chased and attacked by gang of young children in DublinTwo students chased and attacked by gang of young children in Dublin

Gardaí appeal following 'significant' jewellery theft in DonegalGardaí appeal following 'significant' jewellery theft in Donegal

Two men speak to gardaí in relation to torching of man in CorkTwo men speak to gardaí in relation to torching of man in Cork


More in this Section

Cork gardaí seize cash and drugs in separate raidsCork gardaí seize cash and drugs in separate raids

HSE: Coronavirus outbreak an 'emerging, rapidly evolving situation'HSE: Coronavirus outbreak an 'emerging, rapidly evolving situation'

Alcoholic father gets suspended sentence for leaving daughters in guesthouse to go drinking and hitting one of themAlcoholic father gets suspended sentence for leaving daughters in guesthouse to go drinking and hitting one of them

'This is a national crisis' - Drogheda families speak ahead of protest against criminality and violence'This is a national crisis' - Drogheda families speak ahead of protest against criminality and violence


Lifestyle

IT IS movie award season and Irish designers and their luxury creations were the stars of the silver screen this week.From red carpet to luxe rugs: Ireland's designers get movie-star treatment

Falsies don’t have to be fiddly, says Katie Wright.5 common myths about false lashes

Hiring professional designers to guide you through a home revamp can get you what you want, which doesn’t necessarily have to be what TV home improvement shows tell us, writes Carol O’Callaghan.What a professional interior designer can do for you when planning a home revamp

Kya deLongchamps turns the spotlight on countertop stars to look out for in the last throes of the January sales.Counter culture: Some star kitchen appliance buys

More From The Irish Examiner