09/04/2014

Men Arrested Over €1m Cocaine And Heroin Find

Heroin and cocaine, with an estimated street value of €1m, has been recovered in a house search in Ballyfermot on Tuesday.

Gardaí arrested two men, aged in their 30s, at the scene after officers uncovered 13kgs of cocaine worth an estimated €900,000 and 1.5kgs of heroin, with an estimated value of €225,000.

The search was carried out at house on Croftwood Park.

(MH/JP)

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