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Two arrested and large seizures made as gardai smash drugs ring

Two arrested and large seizures made as gardai smash drugs ring

Gardai have arrested two men aged 33 and 26 years, following a planned raid on a premises in the Bellewstown area of Co Meath.

During the raid heroin, ecstasy tablets, cannabis resin and cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €500,000 was seized, along with €70,000 in cash.

Mixing agents and other paraphernalia associated with the preparation of illicit drugs for the street market were also confiscated.

The arrested men are currently detained at Kells Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 – Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.