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Three arrested over €1 million cannabis, cocaine and heroin hauls

One man has already been charged and the other two are remain in garda custody today.

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GARDAÍ IN DROGHEDA, Co Louth, have arrested three men after seizures of more than €1 million worth of cannabis, cocaine and heroin

The arrests were made as part of an intelligence led operation by gardaí from the national drugs unit. A car was stopped in the Drogheda area yesterday afternoon and a 28-year-old was arrested and a quantity of drugs seized.

As part of a follow-up operation this morning, a second car was stopped and an apartment searched. Two men – one in his 30s and the second in his 50s – were arrested and a further quantity of drugs was seized.

In total, cannabis herb and plants, cocaine and heroin with a total estimated street value in excess of €1 million was seized.

The 28-year-old is appearing in court this afternoon charged in connection with the seizure. The other two men remain in custody at Drogheda Garda Station.

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