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Man due in court in connection with Dublin cocaine seizure

€64,000 worth of the drug was seized on Saturday in Drimnagh in the south inner city.

SCC Rolling 5 Source: Sasko Lazarov/

A MAN IN his 20s is due in court in Dublin this morning to face charges in connection with a seizure of cocaine in the city over the weekend.

The 25-year-old was arrested at a property in Drimnagh following the seizure on Saturday afternoon.

Some €64,000 worth of cocaine, along with €14,000 worth of cannabis herb and €7,500 in cash was recovered at the scene by gardaí from the Crumlin Drugs Unit.

Investigations are continuing.

A number of other operations targeting the distribution of cocaine also bore fruit at the weekend.

Over 130 kilos of the drug, worth in the region of €10 million, bound for ireland was seized in Cost Rica on 14 August, it was revealed yesterday.

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