Ireland: Two arrested in €2.8m cocaine bust linked to Kinahan Dublin drug factory released

Two of eight people arrested after €2.8m in cocaine was seized when gardaí busted a Kinahan linked Dublin drugs factory have been released without charge.

The other six people arrested remain in Garda custody.

They had been arrested after gardai discovered €2.8 million worth of cocaine, 2,000 canisters of nitrous oxide and €78,000 in cash, in Dublin yesterday,

Seven men and one woman aged between their late 20s and early 50s were detained over drug trafficking under Section 2 of Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

The bust came after officers from the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau supported by the Special Crime Task Force carried two traffic stops shortly after 11am in Ballyfermot and Blanchardstown on Tuesday.

A planned raid was also conducted at an industrial premises off the Longmile Road by gardai from Ballyfermot and Sundrive Road Garda stations with assistance of the Garda Dog Unit.

Primary Sponsors

Karma Koala Podcast

Top Marijuana Blog