Gardaí seize cocaine worth €700,000 and arrest one person during Dublin 15 search

Gary Ibbotson 07 Feb 2023

Gardaí investigating organised crime activity in the Dublin Region seized cocaine with an estimated street value of approximately €700,000 and arrested one person, following the interception of a vehicle in the Carpenterstown area of Dublin 15, on Friday, February 3.

A Garda spokesperson said: “The intelligence led operation was carried out by officers from the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, supported by the Special Crime Task Force. €2900 in cash was also seized during the operation.

“A male in his 30s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Blanchardstown Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.”

Investigations are ongoing.

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