Almost €650,000 worth of drugs seized at Dublin Airport

It was part of an intelligence-led operation

Almost €650,000 worth of drugs seized at Dublin Airport

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Revenue officers at Dublin Airport have seized drugs with an estimated street value of almost €650,000.

It was part of an intelligence-led operation.

Officers stopped a man, aged in his 40s, who had arrived in Dublin on a flight from Malaga on Wednesday.

The British national was found to be carrying 4.5kg heroin and 0.25kg cocaine.

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He was arrested and brought to Ballymun garda station, where he remains in custody.

Revenue say investigations are ongoing with a view to prosecution.