Over €6.2m of drugs found by gardai in two separate raids
Three arrested in connection with drugs haul
Published 27/06/2014 | 08:47
Over €6.5m of drugs has been discovered by gardai after two separate raids.
Three people have been arrested in connection to a heroin with an estimated street value of €4.05m after Gardai stopped an articulated truck travelling on the M1 in Drogheda, Co Louth yesterday evening and recovered 27 kilos of heroin.
A 40-year-old man and 43-year-old woman were arrested at the scene. A second man (40) was arrested in a follow up search.
All three are currently detained at Coolock and Drogheda Garda Stations.
Meanwhile, Gardai discovered 32 kilos of cocaine with an estimated street value of €2.24 million (subject to analysis) last night.
Two men (27 and 37 years) were arrested at scene and are currently detained at Blackrock Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice.