Tuesday 24 April 2018

Drugs worth €800k seized by gardaí as part of investigation into Dublin and Meath gangs

MDMA and cannabis seized during searches

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Amy Molloy

Amy Molloy

Gardaí have arrested two men and seized drugs worth an estimated €800,000 as part of ongoing investigation into organised crime.

Two cars were stopped and searched on the M50 on Monday. Cannabis with an estimated street value of €80,000 was seized along with €5,000 cash.

Follow up searches were later carried out at an apartment complex on the Navan Road, where MDMA and cannabis worth around €720,000 was found.

The two men arrested, aged 47 and 58, are currently being detained at Finglas Garda Station.

The arrests were made as part of an ongoing investigation targeting organised crime groups based in West Dublin and Co Meath.

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