Monday 21 August 2017

Estimated €470,000 worth of drugs seized and three people arrested

Blanchardstown District Court this morning
Blanchardstown District Court this morning

Kathy Armstrong

Gardai seized €470,000 worth of drugs and arrested three people in connection with the investigation yesterday.

During searches in the Clondalkin area of Dublin, gardai from the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Unit seized cannabis herb, a small amount of cannabis resin, some cocaine and a quantity of cash.

Three people have been arrested in connection with the investigation - two men and a woman aged in their 30s and 20s.

A man in his 20s was released last night and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The second man and woman were charged with drugs offences and will appear this morning before Blanchardstown District Court at 10.30am.

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