Saturday 26 May 2018

Pensioner (73) arrested over €65k cocaine and heroin seizure

The Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin
The Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin

Alan O'Keefe

A 73-year-old man was one of two men arrested in connection with a series of drug seizures in Dublin yesterday.

Gardai said €65,000 worth of drugs were seized in a search of his home in the south inner city by detectives carrying out the raids.

The man's home was searched during a series of dawn raids across the city.

He was brought before the criminal courts of justice last night and is to appear again before the court in June, said gardai today.

A substantial amount of cash was also seized.

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