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Man arrested following crack cocaine and fake passport bust

Man arrested following crack cocaine and fake passport bust

A man in his 30s has been arrested following the seizure of drugs and false passports at a Dublin property.

Gardai recovered what they believe is €3,000 worth of crack cocaine during a search of a premises in Moore St, Dublin 1.

Two passports were also seized during Wednesday's search.

In a follow up search in south Dublin, some 1.6kg of what is understood to be cocaine - along with mixing agents, scales and and cash - was recovered.

These drugs have an estimated street value of €112,000.

The searches were carried out as a result of a lengthy surveillance operation by gardaí from Store Street Garda Station, aimed at disrupting a supply chain in the Dublin region.