Three properties have been searched and four arrests made as part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of illegal drugs and anti-social behaviour in the Ballymun area. These searches were carried out today , 01/05/2020, by members of the DMR North Divisional Crime Task Force assisted by members from Ballymun, the Armed Support Unit and Public Order Unit.
Three residential properties in the St. Josephs Way area were searched as part of this operation. Approximately €1,000 worth of cannabis (pending analysis) was discovered and seized along with drug paraphernalia and a burner phone. Four motorbikes were also seized from all three premises. They are suspected as being used in transportation for the sale and supply of drugs in the Ballymun area. A Taser disguised as a mobile phone was also seized form one of the properties.
One woman, aged in her late 50s, and three men, two aged in their 20s and one 50s, were arrested. They are all detained at Ballymun Garda Station. A fourth man, aged in his 20s, was dealt with by way of court summons after being found to be in a possession of a small quantity of cannabis (pending analysis).
Investigations are continuing.