Thursday 17 October 2019

Three men arrested after 250,000 euro cocaine seizure

The men, aged 28, 37 and 41, were taken into custody following searches at properties in Dublin and Wicklow.

Gardai said three men have been arrested following the seizure of cocaine and cash (Niall Carson/PA)
Gardai said three men have been arrested following the seizure of cocaine and cash (Niall Carson/PA)

By Michelle Devane, Press Association  

Three men have been arrested following the seizure of almost 300,000 euro worth of drugs and cash, the Garda said.

Gardai from the national drugs and organised crime bureau carried out searches at a number of properties in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, and the Tallaght and Ballymun areas of Dublin on Wednesday.

Cocaine and cannabis herb with an estimated street value of about 250,000 euro and about 20,000 euro in cash was seized.

The men, aged 28, 37 and 41, were taken into custody and are being detained at Bray and Ballymun garda stations.

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