8 People Arrested In €2.8 Mill...


8 People Arrested In €2.8 Million Drug Seizure In Dublin

Ciara Noble
Ciara Noble

11:13 15 Feb 2023

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Eight people have been arrested after a major drugs seizure in Dublin.

A number of raids were carried out as part of a planned operation targeting the Kinahan organised crime group.


Garda Search

At around 11 yesterday morning, gardaí stopped two vehicles in Ballyfermot and Blanchardstown.

A planned search was also carried out at a premises on the Long Mile Road.

In total - 40 kgs of cocaine - with a street value of €2.8 million - was found during the operation.

2,000 canisters of Nitric Oxide, and €78,000 in cash were also recovered.

A hydraulic drugs press, a quantity of mixing agent, drug mixing equipment, a money counter, several phones and laptops were also seized.

Seven men and one woman - aged in their 20s to 50s - were arrested in relation to drug trafficking.

They're being held at various stations across Dublin.

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