Monday 21 August 2017

Two men arrested after gardai seize €100k worth of cocaine

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Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

Gardai have arrested two men in connection with the seizure of cocaine worth €100,000 in Saggart, Co Dublin.

Gardai from the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, supported by the Serious Crime Task Force, stopped two men in the Saggart area at approximately 4pm on Saturday.

During the search one kilogram of cocaine was seized and two men, aged 27 and 57, were arrested for drug trafficking offences.

They were brought to Clondalkin Garda Station where they were detained under the provisions of Section 2 of The Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Both men were subsequently charged in relation to the detections and are scheduled to appear before Blanchardstown District Court at 10.30am on the 17th October 2016.

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