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Two men and one woman arrested after €260k found by drugs unit

NewsBy Karl Doyle
Two men and one woman arrested after €260k found by drugs unit

As part of an ongoing operation investigating organised criminal activity, gardaí from the Drugs and Organised Crime Unit stopped and searched two cars in the Blanchardstown area at 9.30am yesterday morning.

During the course of the search gardaí found €160,000 in cash.

Two men, one in his 20s and the other in his 40s, were arrested at the scene and detained at Blanchardstown Garda Station.

In a follow-up operation gardaí searched houses in Clonsilla and Neilstown and uncovered another €100,000 in cash in a house in Clonsilla.

A woman in her 30s was arrested and detained at Blanchardstown Garda Station under the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act.

The woman has since been released and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Both men remain in custody at this time.