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Man arrested after cocaine, heroin and ketamine worth €2.5m seized at Dublin Port

A 55-year-old non-national male has been arrested.

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COCAINE, HEROIN AND ketamine with an estimated value in excess of €2.5 million has been seized at Dublin Port.

As part of an ongoing joint investigations targeting drug importations through the port, a joint intelligence-led operation was conducted by the Revenue’s Customs Service and the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau this morning.

A 55-year-old non-national male was arrested as part of the operation by gardaí and is currently detained under Section 2 of The Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996 at Store Street Garda Station.

Investigations are continuing.

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