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Massive heroin and cocaine haul seized by Gardai in Dublin

Crime DeskBy Sunday World
Huge quantity of drugs seized by Gardai in Dublin yesterday
Huge quantity of drugs seized by Gardai in Dublin yesterday

Gardai from the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau assisted by local Gardaí, intercepted a vehicle on Conyingham Road, Islandbridge and seized a significant quantity of heroin and cocaine yesterday.

The operation, targeting drug traffickers in the Ballyfermot area, swooped on the vehicle and arrested a man in his 40s.

A follow up search was then carried out by Gardai at a house in Ballyfermot, where further significant quantities of heroin, cocaine and cannabis herb were seized.  

A man, aged 24, and a woman, aged 21, were arrested. 

The street value of controlled drugs seized in this investigation is estimated to be in excess of €1.6 million, pending analysis. 
 
The three arrested persons are currently detained, under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal  Justice ( Drug Trafficking ) Act, 1996 at Lucan and Finglas Garda stations.

The investigation is ongoing.