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Gardaí Seize Drugs Worth €1.6m, Gold Bars And €700k In Cash

Eoghan Murphy
Eoghan Murphy

4:17 PM - 31 Jan 2020



Gardaí have seized €1.6m worth of drugs and €700,000 in cash after a number of searches in Dublin and Meath. 

Two men have been arrested and are in Garda custody.

Yesterday, gardai undertook a special operation targeting those suspected to be involved in organised crime internationally.

A 43-year-old Dutch man was arrested in Dublin 4 after being found with about €200,000 in cash.

He was arrested for money-laundering offences.

In a follow-up search at a premises in Dublin 4, about €500,000 in cash and a number of gold bars were seized.

Gardaí drugs Drugs uncovered in County Meath. Image: An Garda Síochána

The second operation yesterday was targeted against a suspected crime gang that operates in Meath and Dublin.

Gardai intercepted a vehicle in Tallaght, seized some cocaine and heroin and arrested a 24-year-old man.

They then carried out follow-up searches at premises in Ashbourne and Ratoath, Co Meath, and seized cocaine and heroin worth about 1.6 million euro.



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