Wednesday 24 April 2019

Man arrested after 600,000 euro cocaine haul

Gardai said the drugs were seized after a search of a car in Dublin on Friday

A stock picture of the Garda badge logo (Niall Carson/PA)
A stock picture of the Garda badge logo (Niall Carson/PA)

By Michelle Devane, Press Association  

A man has been arrested after the seizure of 600,000 euro worth of cocaine.

Gardai said the drugs were seized after members of the Garda national drugs and organised crime bureau stopped a car near Newlands Road in Dublin on Friday.

More than nine kilograms of suspected cocaine was discovered following a search of the vehicle.

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A cocaine haul (Gardai/PA)

The man has been detained at Lucan garda station.

He is in his 30s.

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