Gardaí seize €1.3 million in cannabis, cocaine in Dublin raids

Two men are arrested after cash and cars also seized at three properties

A total of 66kg of cannabis along with a small amount of cocaine, with a total valuation of €1.32 million, were found by the search teams. Photograph: Garda Press Office

A total of 66kg of cannabis along with a small amount of cocaine, with a total valuation of €1.32 million, were found by the search teams. Photograph: Garda Press Office

 

Drugs valued at €1.3 million along with mixing agents, cash and vehicles have been seized by the Garda’s anti-gang units in an operation targeting locations in Dublin.

A total of 66kg of cannabis along with a small amount of cocaine, valued at €1.32 million, were found by the search teams when they raided three properties, including a business premises in west Dublin and two homes in the city centre.

Two men, aged 35 and 36, were arrested. They are being questioned at Finglas and Mountjoy Garda stations in Dublin under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act.

As well as the drugs, gardaí also seized was €33,090 in cash and took two vehicles.

The Garda operation into a drugs gang under investigation for some time, was carried out by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Special Crime Task Force