Drugs worth an estimated €360k and a firearm seized

GARDAI have arrested three men and seized a firearm and drugs worth an estimated €360k in an operation led by members of drugs units based at Sundrive Road and Crumlin stations.

According to a Garda statement released this morning, the drugs and firearm were discovered when a residence in the Ballyfermot area was searched on Thursday evening.

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A Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí have arrested three men and seized a firearm and drugs worth €360k in an operation led by members of drugs units based at Sundrive Road and Crumlin Stations targeting local drugs distribution networks.

“The drugs and firearm were discovered when Gardaí searched a residence in the Ballyfermot area on Thursday evening. 

 "MDMA tablets with an estimated street value of €360,000 (analysis pending) along with a Glock pistol (subject to ballistic examination), ammunition and cash were seized during the searches.

“Three men (aged in their late 20s, 30s and 50s) have been arrested by investigating Gardai.

“They are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 and can be held for up to seven days.”

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