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€37,440 Drug Seizure and Arrests Clondalkin 3rd April 2020

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.