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Two men in court over separate drug seizures

Two men were in court this morning, charged in relation to recent raids in Dublin.

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GARDAÍ FROM SWORDS and Rathcoole carried out a search in a house at Saggart on Thursday and discovered about 300 cannabis plants.

The seizure is understood to be worth about €240,000.

One man in his mid-20s was arrested and detained at Swords Garda station under section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996. He was charged yesterday evening and was due before a Dublin court this morning.

Following a separate raid at Slaney House on Gill Street in Dublin 1 on Wednesday, a 44-year-old man was charged in connection with a seizure of 10kgs of methylethcathinone (MEC).

He was due before the same court this morning. A 42-year-old woman who was arrested at the time of the raid has been released without charge. Investigations are ongoing.

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