What a Fucking Seizure, to be Fair, well Done, Gardai?

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Drugs worth €1.3 million seized in raid on city centre apartment as two arrested

A man in his 30s and another in his 50s were arrested at the scene and are being held in Bridewell Garda Station

A picture of some of the seized drugs
A picture of some of the seized drugs

Two men have been arrested following the seizure of drugs estimated to be worth €1.3 million by gardai.

Cocaine, diamorphine and amphetamine were found in an apartment on Anne Street North and a nearby car in the Dublin 7 area of the city centre. Cash worth €6,000, a hydraulic press, weighing scales and other drug paraphernalia were also seized.

A small quantity of ammo was also recovered. A garda spokesman said: “As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí seized approximately €1.3 Million of drugs in the Dublin 7 area, on Sunday, 18th December 2022.

“Gardai attached to Bridewell Garda Station Detective Unit and Regular Unit searched an apartment on Ann Street North. During the course of this search €280,000 Cocaine, €168,000 Diamorphine and €120,000 Amphetamine was recovered.

“The search of a vehicle at this location resulted in the recovery of an additional €315,000 Cocaine, €70,000 Diamorphine and €420,000 amphetamine. In addition €6,000 in cash, a hydraulic press, weighing scales and other drug paraphernalia was seized. A small quantity of ammo was also recovered.

“The drugs will be sent for further analysis. Two men aged in their 30s and 50s were arrested at the scene and taken to the Bridewell Garda Station where they are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

The spokesman added: “Investigations are ongoing.”

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