Two charged over cocaine seizure

Thu, Aug 30, 2012, 01:00

Two men aged in their 30s have been charged following the seizure of cocaine in Lucan, Co Dublin.

They are due to appear before the Central Criminal Court in Dublin later today.

The first man was arrested when gardaí from the National Drugs Unit backed up by local gardaí and Revenue officials stopped and searched a car yesterday evening and recovered some €140,000 worth of the drug.

In a follow up operation the second man was arrested after a search of a house where a quantity of cash was recovered

Both men are being detained Ronanstown Garda station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act.

The operation was part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in the area.