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Drugs, cash and firearms seized in Rathfarnham area of Dublin

Gardaí arrested two men at the scene.

Image: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

GARDAI IN DUBLIN have seized cocaine, herbal cannabis, cash and two shotguns during search operations in the Rathfarnham area yesterday afternoon.

At around 3.40pm, gardaí searched a car and a van at an apartment complex.

They seized cocaine with an estimated street value of €280,000 and herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €275,000, pending further analysis. Two shotguns and a large quantity of ammunition were also recovered in the operation.

Two men, aged in their 20s and 30s, were arrested at the scene and are being held under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Rathfarnham and Tallaght Garda Stations.

During a follow-up operation at an apartment nearby, gardaí recovered more than €100,000 in cash.

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