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€100,000 Cocaine, Methamphetamine and GHB Seized and Arrest Dublin 8, 10th - 11th August 2020

Members of the Store Street Divisional Drugs Unit assisted by Revenue Customs Officers have seized approximately €100,000 worth of controlled drugs and arrested a man following search operations carried out in the Dublin 8 area on 10/08/2020.

On 10/08/2020 two apartments in the Dublin 8 area were searched. Cocaine, Methamphetamine and GHB (Gamma-hydroxybutyrate) worth an approximate €60,000 was discovered and seized. A man, aged in 40s, was arrested. He is currently detained at Store Street Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Analysis of a seized mobile phone alerted Gardaí to a package due to be delivered to Ireland from the UK on 11/08/2020. Revenue Customs Officers were notified and a package containing €40,000 of methamphetamine was intercepted and seized.

All seized drugs will be sent for analysis.

Investigations are ongoing.