€900,000 worth of ketamine seized in Dublin in the past 24 hours 5 months ago

€900,000 worth of ketamine seized in Dublin in the past 24 hours

€900,000 worth of ketamine has been seized in two separate operations.

€900,000 worth of ketamine has been seized by Gardaí in Dublin in the past 24 hours.

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On Tuesday (10 November), as part of ongoing investigations targeting Organised Crime Groups operating in the Crumlin area, a joint intelligence led operation was conducted by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.

The operation resulted in the search of a house in the Crumlin area.

During the course of this operation, approximately 10 kilograms of suspected ketamine with an estimated value of €600,000 (pending analysis) was seized by officers.

Gardaí also arrested a 26-year-old man at the scene and he is currently detained under Section 2 of The Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Crumlin Garda Station.

Separately, Gardaí intercepted a vehicle and searched a premises in west Dublin, where a further €300,000 worth of ketamine was seized by Gardaí.

One male, aged 36, has been arrested and is currently detained pursuant to the provisions of section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Crumlin Garda Station.

He can be held for up to seven days.

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Investigations are ongoing.