Teen and 24-year-old arrested after €40k drug seizure by gardaí in Dublin
A teenager and a 24-year-old were arrested by gardaí after €40k of drugs were seized yesterday in Dublin.
The two men were arrested after gardaí found €5,000 worth of diamorphine and cocaine in Blanchardstown as part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs.
After a further search of the area, some €35,000 worth of cocaine was seized.
The two men were arrested at the scene and taken to Finglas Garda Station where they are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.
Investigations are ongoing.
Man arrested after seizure of cash and cocaine in Finglas
tMan arrested after seizure of cash and cocaine in Finglas
A MAN HAS been arrested after gardaí seized cash and suspected cocaine from a residence in Finglas, Co Dublin yesterday.© An Garda Saiochaana
The North Central Divisional Drugs Unit searched the residence around 9pm as part of an operation into the sale and supply of controlled drugs in North Dublin.
Gardaí seized an estimated €57,000 of cocaine and €8,450 in cash, as well as a hydraulic press and drug paraphernalia.
The man, 20s, was arrested and taken to Bridwell Garda Station.
He was detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act 1996 and has been charged.