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Two men charged after suspected cocaine and cannabis herb worth €715k seized

Two vehicles were intercepted in the Ballyfermot area of Dublin yesterday evening.

The seized drugs
The seized drugs
Image: Garda Press Office

TWO MEN HAVE been charged after drugs worth an estimated €715,000 were seized in Dublin yesterday. 

As a result of an intelligence-led operation targeting organised crime in the Dublin west region, officers from the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau intercepted two vehicles in the Ballyfermot area at around 6.30pm. 

A number of follow-up searches were subsequently conducted in the Ballyfermot and Lucan areas. 

Cocaine and cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €715,000 were seized. 

Two men aged 33 and 20 were arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking. They have since been charged and are due before the courts this evening.

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