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Photo released of cocaine and cannabis seized in Garda operation

Crime DeskBy Eamon Dillon
Photo of seized drugs released by Gardai
Photo of seized drugs released by Gardai

THIS is the stash of cocaine and cannabis seized last night in Dublin.

The drug dealing gang, targeted by a specialist garda unit, were caught red-handed last night with a stash of cocaine and cannabis.

The seized drugs are estimated to be worth €150,000.

The seizure and arrests came after officers forced a car to stop on the Belgard Road in Tallaght just after 6pm.

A Gardaí spokesperson said that officers attached to the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau arrested three men. 

“A large quantity of  cocaine  was seized in this vehicle and during a follow up search in the Tallaght area, further quantities of cocaine and cannabis herb were recovered with a total estimated street value of €150,000,” it was added.

“Three males aged 34, 32 and 18 remain in custody at Tallaght Garda station under the provisions of Section 2- Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996,” said the press officer.