Friday 21 July 2017

Over €2m worth of drugs seized in north Dublin

Gardai. File picture
Gardai. File picture
Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly

Two men have been arrested in connection with the seizure over €2.1m worth of drugs in north Dublin.

Detectives discovered 300 kilos of cannabis resin, 8 kilos of cannabis herb and 1 kilo of cocaine in Donaghmede Park in Dublin 13 yesterday evening.

The two men - aged 25 years and 52 years respectively - were arrested at the scene shortly before 7.30pm.

They are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Coolock and Clontarf Garda Stations.

The scene at Donaghmede Park was preserved and technically examined.

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