Two arrested after €200,000 drug seizure in Dublin

Man and woman detained as cocaine and cannabis found at house in Raheny area

Gardaí have released an image of the drugs seized during an operation in Raheny on Thursday. Photograph: An Garda Síochána/Twitter

Two people have been arrested following the seizure of more than €200,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis in north Dublin.

Gardaí arrested a man and a woman, both in their 50s, after finding the drugs during a search of a house in the Raheny area on Thursday night.

The two are being held at Store Street Garda station under section two of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996. They can be held for up to seven days.

The operation involved the North Central Divisional and Traffic Units in Dublin and investigations are ongoing, according to gardaí.

Dean Ruxton

Dean Ruxton

Dean Ruxton is an Audience Editor at The Irish Times. He also writes the Lost Leads archive series