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  1. Beenthere2Hippie
    Almost €600K worth of drugs have been seized by gardaí in Finglas, Dublin, as well as €126,000 worth of drugs in Pallasgreen, Limerick. Heroin, cocaine, and cannabis herb, with a street value of €400,000, €100,000, and €80,000 respectively, were seized by uniformed and plain-clothed gardaí of Finglas Garda Station during the planned search of a premises in the Barry area of Finglas yesterday afternoon.

    A firearm and ammunition were also recovered. A man in his late 30s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Finglas Garda Station under the Drug Trafficking Act (1996).

    Both seizures were part of An Garda Síochána’s Operation Thor, which targets organised crime gangs and repeat offenders through crime prevention and enforcement measures.

    Limerick Seizure

    Cannabis herb, cocaine, benzodiazepines and alprazolam (types of sedatives or ‘downers’) with a combined estimated street value of €126,000, were seized following the planned search of a premises at Brookbridge, Pallasgreen yesterday afternoon by local gardaí and the Limerick Divisional Drugs Unit.

    Two firearms, ammunition and a firearm component were also recovered. No arrests have been made, and the investigation is ongoing.

    The ultimate aim of drug seizures, according to gardaí, is to help protect communities from the devastating impact of drugs and the associated criminality through intelligence and crime-based trends.


    The Journal.IE/Aug. 18, 2016
    http://www.thejournal.ie/drugs-seizure-in-dublin-finglas-and-pallasgreen-limerick-2934467-Aug2016/
    Photo: Gardai Press Office
    Newshawk Crew

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    Beenthere2Hippie
    BT2H is a retired news editor and writer from the NYC area who, for health reasons, retired to a southern US state early, and where BT2H continues to write and to post drug-related news to DF.

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