Belfast Telegraph

Two men arrested after 715,000 euro worth of drugs seized

Officers intercepted two vehicles in the Ballyfermot area on Tuesday evening.

Two men have been arrested after gardai seized 715,000 euro worth of drugs (Gardai)
Two men have been arrested after gardai seized 715,000 euro worth of drugs (Gardai)

Two men have been arrested after gardai seized drugs worth up to 715,000 euro in Dublin.

Gardai working on an intelligence-led operation were targeting organised crime in the Dublin West region.

Officers from the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau intercepted two vehicles in the Ballyfermot area on Tuesday at around 6.30pm.

A number of follow-up searches were carried out in the Ballyfermot and Lucan areas.

Cocaine and cannabis herb with an estimated street value of 715,000 euro were seized.

Two men aged 33 and 20 were arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking and are currently detained at Ballyfermot garda station under the Criminal Justice Drug Trafficking Act.

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