€570,000 in drugs seizures by Gardaí in Dublin and Louth searches

by Rose Barrett
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Gardaí have seized €270,000 worth of drugs and arrested two people as part of a search operation in the Tallaght area (D24) yesterday, Thursday evening August 24.

Meanwhile, nearly €300,000 of suspected cannabis was seized and one man arrested during GNDOCB and Revenue Operations in Co Louth, also on Thursday 24., with one man arrested.

Gardaí attached to the Dublin Crime Response Team (DCRT) along with local Gardaí seized 1kg of cocaine valued at €70,000 and 10kg of cannabis herb valued at €200,000.

The drugs will now undergo analysis by Forensic Science Ireland (FSI).

A man and woman, both aged in their 40s, were arrested as part of this investigation. They are both currently detained at Garda Stations in the DMR under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.

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