€1.6m of heroin and cannabis is seized
Heroin, cocaine and cannabis worth an estimated €1.6m have been seized following a targeted operation by gardai in the Ballyfermot area.
Armed officers from the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, assisted by local gardai, intercepted a car on Conyngham Road, Islandbridge and seized a significant quantity of heroin and cocaine on Saturday.
During a follow-up search at a house in Ballyfermot further significant quantities of heroin, cocaine and cannabis herb were also seized. The action was part of an intelligence-led operation targeting drug traffickers operating in the Ballyfermot area.
A 45-year-old man was arrested at the scene and a 24-year-old man and 21-year-old woman were also arrested later.
The three suspects were detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act at Lucan and Finglas Garda stations.
The investigation by gardai is ongoing.