Fri, 23 Oct 2020

DUBLIN, Ireland - Three vehicles in Swords, in Dublin were swooped on by gardai on Wednesday night as part of an intelligence-led operation targeting organised crime.

The vehicles were subjected to an extensive search by officers from the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.

Cocaine to the value of €350,000 and cannabis to the value of €260,000 were seized.

Three men, aged 49, 46 and 42, were arrested at the scene and are currently detained at North Dublin Garda Stations.

"An Garda Sochna is committed to disrupting the activities of organised criminals supplying drugs to our communities. This seizure of a substantial quantity of cocaine and cannabis is significant in this regard," Assistant Commissioner John O'Driscoll of Organised and Serious Crime said in a statement on Thursday.

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