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Man charged after being arrested at Dublin Airport as over €60k worth of drugs seized

More than €60,000 worth of Alprazolam tablets were seized.

The drugs seized at Dublin Airport
The drugs seized at Dublin Airport
Image: An Garda Síochána via Twitter

Updated Sep 30th 2021, 9:50 PM

A MAN HAS been charged after being arrested at Dublin Airport following the seizure of more than €60,000 worth of Alprazolam tablets. 

Gardaí were called to assist Revenue Customs in relation to the stop and search of the man at the airport as he was coming into the country at around 11.45pm last night.

The man, aged 56, was searched and in possession of a large amount of Alprazolam tablets with an estimated street value in excess of €60,000. 

The seized drugs will be sent for analysis. 

The man was arrested at the scene and taken to Ballymun Garda Station where he was detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996. 

He has since been charged and is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice tomorrow morning. 

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