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Drug seizure in Bayside, Dublin on the 29/3/09 and update

Two men were arrested in the Bayside Crescent area of Sutton in Dublin.

 

In relation to the two men being detained at Raheny and Santry Garda Stations under Section 2 Drug Trafficking Act (previous release below refers), the 23 year old who was being detained in Raheny will appear in Dublin District Court 44 at 2.00pm on Monday, 30th March 2009, to be charged in connection with the incident.

 

Garda Press Office

13.50hrs 30.3.09

 

 

As a result of an intelligence lead operation by the Garda National Drugs Unit, assisted by the Organised Crime Unit and local Drugs Units, 2 men were arrested in the Bayside Crescent area of Sutton in Dublin shortly after 12pm on the 29th March 2009.

As part of the operation Gardai stopped and searched a car in Bayside Crescent and recovered what is believed to be 10kg of heroin with an estimated street value of betwen €2 million and €8 million (depending on forensic and purity analysis).

The two men aged 43 and 23 are being detained at Raheny and Santry Garda Stations under Section 2 Drug Trafficking Act.

This was part of an on-going operation into the activities of a group of organised criminals operating in the Dublin area.

There is no further information at present

 

Garda Press Office

18.05hrs 29.3.09