Friday 19 April 2019

Man (30s) arrested and €600k worth of cocaine seized in Dublin

Approximately 9kg of cocaine with an estimated street value of in excess of €600,000 was discovered. Photo: An Garda Siochana
Approximately 9kg of cocaine with an estimated street value of in excess of €600,000 was discovered. Photo: An Garda Siochana
Rachel Farrell

Rachel Farrell

GARDAI arrested a man in his 30s and seized a large quantity of suspected cocaine during a search yesterday evening.

Gardaí attached to the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau stopped a car near Newlands Road, Dublin 22 after 6.30pm on Saturday.

Approximately 9kg of cocaine with an estimated street value of in excess of €600,000 was discovered. Photo: An Garda Siochana
Approximately 9kg of cocaine with an estimated street value of in excess of €600,000 was discovered. Photo: An Garda Siochana

The car was searched and approximately 9kg of cocaine with an estimated street value of in excess of €600,000 was discovered.

The man was arrested at the scene and is detained at Lucan Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

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