Huge quantity of drugs, plus stun guns and firearms, seized by gardai in Dublin
Gardai targeting organised crime gangs in Dublin have seized a vast quantity of drugs as well as guns in an operation on Dublin's northside.
According to gardai, officers from the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau supported by the Special Crime Task Force searched a property in the Ballyfermot Parade area of Dublin 10 yesterday.
During the search, gardai seized cannabis and heroin with an estimated street value of €4 million.
Also found during the operation were two firearms (a sawn off shotgun and a semi automatic pistol) plus stun guns.
Other items seized include a vacuum packing machine, a cash-counting machine and drug paraphernalia.
According to gardai, officers then conducted searches in the south inner city and three men - aged 46, 44 and 39 - were arrested.
They are in custody at Clondalkin and Ballyfermot Garda Stations under Section 2 of Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.