Two detained as Gardaí make €80,000 drugs siezure

The men were intercepted as part of an ongoing investigation into serious criminal activity in Dublin

Two detained as Gardaí make €80,000 drugs siezure

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Two men have been arrested after gardaí seized a kilo of cocaine in Dublin.

The men were intercepted at Parkgate Street Dublin 8 at approximately 11am this morning as part of an ongoing investigation into serious criminal activity in the Dublin region.

During the course of a search, cocaine with an estimated street value of €80,000 was discovered by members of the Garda Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau with members of the Serious Crime Task Force.

One 40-year-old man and another aged 52 were arrested and detained at Store Street Garda Station under the Drug Trafficking Act.

Gardaí said the investigation uses “advanced analytical and intelligence methods to disrupt criminals and dismantle their networks.”