Three held as drugs seized in Dublin

 

Gardaí have seized drugs worth an estimated €220,000 and arrested three men in two separate raids in Dublin.

Anne Darwin leaves Manchester Airport police station after being arrested on her return to Britain
Anne Darwin leaves Manchester Airport police station after being arrested on her return to Britain

In the first raid, officers from Clontarf Garda Station, assisted by members of the Garda National Drugs Unit, searched a flat in Beverley Court, Vernon Avenue, Clontarf yesterday evening.

One kilo of cocaine, valued at €70,000, was seized and two men, aged 52 and 58, were arrested.

Both are being held for questioning at Clontarf Garda Station.

Early this morning, gardaí stopped a car at Neilstown Avenue in Clondalkin. A search of a man in the car uncovered small amounts of ecstasy and heroin.

In a follow-up search of a house on Neilstown Drive, a further one kilo of heroin, with an estimated street value of €150,000, was seized.

The man who was searched in the car was arrested and is due to appear in Dublin District Court tomorrow.