Gardaí seize MDMA and heroin worth €11m in Dublin

first_img Thursday 1 Dec 2016, 7:00 PM Image: An Garda Síochána Short URL 22 Comments 12,467 Views Image: An Garda Síochána Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article By Órla Ryan http://jrnl.ie/3114688 Share51 Tweet Email GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED drugs with an estimated street value of €1.1 million and arrested four men during an operation in west Dublin.As part of ongoing investigations targeting serious criminal activity in the Dublin region, a planned operation was carried out in the Clondalkin area yesterday evening by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.During the operation gardaí intercepted two cars and searched an apartment. Approximately 12kg of MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine) powder and 3kg of heroin was seized.Four men, ranging in age from 30s to 60s, were arrested as part of the investigation.They are currently being detained at Clondalkin and Ronanstown Garda Stations under section two of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act. They can be detained for up to seven days.The combined street value of the controlled drugs seized is estimated at €1.1 million (pending analysis).The investigation is ongoing.Read: Garda gets €250k damages after being forced to retire early due to ‘vicious’ pub assaultRead: Hostages rescued after standoff with gunman in Florida Gardaí seize MDMA and heroin worth €1.1m in Dublin Four men, ranging in age from their 30s to 60s, were arrested. Dec 1st 2016, 7:00 PM last_img read more