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Drug seizure & arrests in Tallaght, Dublin on the 30/1/14

As part of an investigation targeting the sale and supply of drugs members of the Organised Crime Unit carried out a search operation in the Tallaght area this afternoon.

Cocaine with an estimated street value of €56,000 (pending analysis) was seized when Gardai stopped and searched a car (Taxi) on the Greenhills Road.  The occupants of the car, two males aged in their 30's and late teens, were arrested.  They are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996, at Tallaght Garda Station.  (They can be held for up to 7 days)

Enquiries are ongoing and updates will follow.

Photos of the seizure are not available.