Seizures by Gardaí this morning in Dublin
This morning Gardaí in Dublin searched several flats and seized cars, resulting in three arrests.
Gardaí have seized drugs with an estimated street value of €210k and arrested three men during an operation in the North Inner City.
The searches were carried out in Ballybough by Garda units from Mountjoy Garda Station during a planned operation targeting organised crime. A total of eight flats were searched and three cars were seized.
The searches led to the recovery of cocaine and a mixing agent (subject to analysis) with an estimated street value of €210,000, along with the seizure of cash €6,800, a Rolex watch (valued at €4,500) and small amounts of cannabis. Other items seized included an air rifle, an axe, a Taser, weighing scales and other drug paraphernalia.
Two men in their 40s were arrested and taken to Mountjoy Garda Station for questioning, one is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drugs trafficking Act, 1996 while a second man is detained under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. A third man (30s) was arrested on foot of a warrant and brought before the courts.
The operation was led by the Mountjoy Detective Unit and Mountjoy Community Action Team supported by Armed Support Unit.