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Arrest and Drug Seizure, Dublin Airport. 29th September, 2021

Issue Date: 30/09/2021

Gardaí attached to Dublin Airport were called to assist Revenue Customs in relation to the stop and search of a man late last night, Wednesday 29th September, 2021 at Dublin Airport as he was coming into the country, at approximately 11.45p.m.

The man (56 years) was searched and in possession of a large amount of Alprazolam tablets with an estimated street value in excess of €60,000. The seized drugs will be sent for analysis.

The man was arrested at the scene and taken to Ballymun Garda station and is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996. He remains in Garda custody at this time.

Investigations ongoing.