Members of the Divisional Drug Unit based out of Ballyfermot Garda station have carried out an operation targeting drug dealing along the canal banks in Clondalkin.
On 03/04/2020 based on intelligence gathered Gardaí located three males in a tent hidden in a dense undergrowth. A search of the tent revealed a drug packaging and distribution facility. Cannabis valued at €15,080, Crack Cocaine to the value of €6,400 and Dimorphine worth €15,960 were seized (all subject to analysis).
All three males were arrested and are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Clondalkin and Ballyfermot Garda Stations.
Follow up searches carried out in the surrounding area on 03/04/2020 involving the Garda Dog Unit resulted in the discovery of 108 packets of cigarettes and other tobacco products valued at approximately €1,400.
These operations representative a significant disruption in drug dealing activity along the canal in Clondalkin.