Three men arrested after cocaine seized in Dublin

A number of vehicles were stopped and searched

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Three people have been detained after gardaí seized cocaine in west Dublin.

It was part of an on-going operation targeting serious criminal activity in the Dublin region.

Gardaí from the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau seized the drugs with an estimated value of €140,000.

They were found when gardaí stopped and searched a number of vehicles in the Lucan area on Monday evening at approximately 8.00pm.

Three men - aged 31, 32, and 35 - were arrested at scene and are currently detained at Clondalkin and Ronanstown garda stations under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act.