Five people arrested as Gardai seize Cannabis, Cocaine and Diamorphine worth €400k after stopping car in Ballymun Dublin

FIVE people have been arrested after gardai seized cannabis herb, cocaine and diamorphine worth €400,000 yesterday. The first two men, aged 55 and 22, were arrested after officers stopped a car on Ballybutcher Lane in Ballymun, Dublin, at 4pm and found cannabis in the vehicle. 2 Cocaine, cannabis and diamorphine seized at the scenes 2 Five people were arrested at the two raidsCredit: Reuters Following this, cops searched a house in Santry, Dublin, and seized a substantial amount of cannabis, cocaine and suspected diamorphine. Three people were arrested at the house, two men, aged 35 and 21, and one woman, 27. The combined seizures have an estimated street value of €400,000. Garda investigations are ongoing. A spokesperson said: "Gardai in Ballymun have seized Cannabis Herb, Cocaine and Diamorphine (subject to analysis) with an estimated street value of €400,000. "As part of an intelligence led operation carried out by Gardaí from Ballymun and Santry, a car was stopped on Balbutcher Lane yesterday afternoon, Saturday 16th November, 2019 at around 4pm. "Two men (55 years & 22 years) were arrested at the scene and a quantity of cannabis herb was found in the vehicle after a search. stab probe Girl, 13, critical after horror attack by men armed with machetes in Fermanagh island tragedy Man drowns and another escapes after car slips off pier near Donegal Exclusive 'SORRY CYRIL' Paymaster behind Lunney attack got relatives to apologise to Cyril McGuinness Exclusive CLOSE CONTACT Chief suspect in Eddie Hutch murder in contact with Kinahans before arrest Exclusive 'IN SHOCK' Mother of girl, 13, almost victim of alleged sex attack thanks have-a-go heroes BELOW ZERO Temperatures to plunge to -4 tonight after a frosty and misty start to Sunday "In a follow up search of a house in Santry, Dublin 9 cannabis herb, cocaine and diamorphine was seized. "Three persons (2 men, 35 years & 21 years and 1 woman, 27 years) were in the house at the time of the search and were arrested and taken to Ballymun and Clontarf Garda Stations. "All five prisoners are currently detained under Section 2 of The Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act, 1996 and investigations are ongoing."
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FIVE people have been arrested after gardai seized cannabis herb, cocaine and diamorphine worth €400,000 yesterday.

The first two men, aged 55 and 22, were arrested after officers stopped a car on Ballybutcher Lane in Ballymun, Dublin, at 4pm and found cannabis in the vehicle.

 Cocaine, cannabis and diamorphine seized at the scenes

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Cocaine, cannabis and diamorphine seized at the scenes

 Five people were arrested at the two raids

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Five people were arrested at the two raidsCredit: Reuters

Following this, cops searched a house in Santry, Dublin, and seized a substantial amount of cannabis, cocaine and suspected diamorphine.

Three people were arrested at the house, two men, aged 35 and 21, and one woman, 27.

The combined seizures have an estimated street value of €400,000.

Garda investigations are ongoing.

A spokesperson said: “Gardai in Ballymun have seized Cannabis Herb, Cocaine and Diamorphine (subject to analysis) with an estimated street value of €400,000.

“As part of an intelligence led operation carried out by Gardaí from Ballymun and Santry, a car was stopped on Balbutcher Lane yesterday afternoon, Saturday 16th November, 2019 at around 4pm.

“Two men (55 years & 22 years) were arrested at the scene and a quantity of cannabis herb was found in the vehicle after a search.

“In a follow up search of a house in Santry, Dublin 9 cannabis herb, cocaine and diamorphine was seized.

“Three persons (2 men, 35 years & 21 years and 1 woman, 27 years) were in the house at the time of the search and were arrested and taken to Ballymun and Clontarf Garda Stations.

“All five prisoners are currently detained under Section 2 of The Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act, 1996 and investigations are ongoing.”