Three arrests and quantity of drugs seized in search operations

Gardaí have arrested three men and seized a quantity of drugs in a number of search operations today, November 16.

During a search at a house at Kilmainham Bank, Dublin 8, heroin with a street value of €25,000 and €6,000 cash was seized – alongside three imitation firearms.  

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A man in his 50s was arrested and detained under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act at Kilmainham Garda Station.

In another search at Basin Street, Dublin 8, heroin with a street value of €1,000 euro was found and a man in his 40s was arrested and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Kilmainham Garda Station.

Another man in his 40s was arrested on foot of existing bench warrants at an address in McCarthy Terrace, Dublin 8. He has been brought to court and has been remanded in custody.

During the course of another search at Berry’s Close, Inchicore, Dublin 8, a number of packages wrapped in plastic were seized.

They contain 3.5 kilos of a powder like substance and it is believed they contain heroin and cocaine. The estimated street value of this seizure is €350,000. A car has also been seized for technical examination.

Gardaí from the DMR South Central Divisional Task Force and detectives from Kevin St, Kilmainham and Pearse Street Garda Stations, supported by Gardaí from the Special Detective Unit, Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Garda Dog Unit, took part in the operation.


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