Over €700k worth of cocaine and cannabis seized in Dublin

Over €700k worth of cocaine and cannabis seized in Dublin

Two men have been arrested after gardaí seized drugs worth up to €715,000 in Dublin.

Gardaí working on an intelligence-led operation were targeting organised crime in the Dublin West region.

Officers from the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau intercepted two vehicles in the Ballyfermot area on Tuesday at around 6.30pm.

A number of follow-up searches were carried out in the Ballyfermot and Lucan areas.

Cocaine and cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €715,000 were seized.

Two men aged 33 and 20 were arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking and are currently detained at Ballyfermot garda station under the Criminal Justice Drug Trafficking Act.

PA

More on this topic

80% of public believe national crime 'serious' - Garda survey80% of public believe national crime 'serious' - Garda survey

Armed suspect on run after Dublin cash-in-transit robberyArmed suspect on run after Dublin cash-in-transit robbery

Two men injured in acid attack in DublinTwo men injured in acid attack in Dublin

Drug gangs and street dealers will be targeted - Gardai Commissioner Drug gangs and street dealers will be targeted - Gardai Commissioner


More in this Section

Rescue mission underway for five fishermen off coast of DonegalRescue mission underway for five fishermen off coast of Donegal

Man arrested as police investigate Belfast stabbingMan arrested as police investigate Belfast stabbing

Two arrested as rival protesters come face to face at #Rally4PeaceTwo arrested as rival protesters come face to face at #Rally4Peace

Gardaí investigate after human skull found in KerryGardaí investigate after human skull found in Kerry


Lifestyle

Want to be cultured this Christmas? From TV to podcasts to books, Ed Power has the definite list of everything you missed this year - so you can curl up on the couch and catch upThe definite list of everything you missed this year

Artist Ciara Rodgers teaches older people how to rediscover their creativity and regain confidence, says Rowena WalshBrush with art: Discovering your creative side in later life

Furniture, paintings, jewellery and silver are on offer at James Adam in Dublin, writes Des O’SullivanAll set for home run: See what's on offer at the James Adam sale in Dublin

It’s not too late to hunt out a unique gift. Des O’Sullivan previews sales in the lead-up to the festive seasonA flurry of auctions in Munster sets the scene for Christmas

More From The Irish Examiner