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Over €1.3 Million of Suspected Cannabis, Cocaine and Mixing Agent Seized, GNDOCB Operation, Dublin, Monday, 29th November, 2021

Issue Date: 30th November 2021

On the evening of Monday, 29th November, 2021, as part of ongoing organised crime investigations targeting persons suspected to be involved in drug trafficking, personnel attached to the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the Special Crime Task Force (SCTF) conducted a search operation of a business premises in West Dublin and two residential properties at Dublin city centre locations.

In the course of these searches, 66 Kilos of cannabis along with a smaller quantity of cocaine (subject to analysis) and Mixing Agent with a value of €1,320,000 was seized.

Also seized was €33,090 in cash along with two vehicles.  

In the course of this organised crime related operation, two males aged 35 and 36 years, were arrested on suspicion of involvement in drug trafficking related offences, contrary to the provisions of section 15, Misuse of Drugs Act 1977/84.

The arrested males are currently detained, pursuant to the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996, at Finglas and Mountjoy Garda Stations.