Massive heroin and cocaine haul seized by Gardai in Dublin
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.