Two arrests made after €420k worth of cocaine is seized in Dublin

Two arrests made after €420k worth of cocaine is seized in Dublin

Two men have been arrested after over €420,000 worth of cocaine was seized in West Dublin.

The discovery was made during a planned search of a number of cars in Blanchardstown at 9pm last night.

Four kilos of cocaine was seized and two men, a 36-year-old and a 34-year-old, were arrested.

In follow up searches in the Cabra and Clondalkin areas a further two kilos of cocaine was seized.

The combined value of the two seizures is €420,000.

Both men are currently being questioned at Blanchardstown Garda Station.


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