Over €1m of cannabis, cocaine and heroin seized
Published 12/10/2015 | 02:30
Three people have been arrested in connection with the seizure of €1.6m worth of drugs.
A 45-year-old man was detained when officers from the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau stopped a vehicle on Conyingham Road, Islandbridge in Dublin, on Saturday.
They seized a significant quantity of heroin and cocaine.
During a follow-up search at a house in Ballyfermot a large quantity of heroin, cocaine and cannabis herb was discovered.
A 24-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman were arrested.
Gardai said the total street value of the drugs seized in this investigation is estimated to be in excess of €1.6m, pending analysis.
The three arrested are currently being detained at Lucan and Finglas garda stations under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
A garda spokesman said the investigation was ongoing.
The seizure was part of an intelligence-led operation targeting drug traffickers operating in the Ballyfermot area.