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GNDOCB and Revenue Joint Operation – €249,000 Ketamine Seized, Stoneybatter Dublin 7, 2nd November 2022

Issue Date: 02/11/2022

As part of ongoing investigations targeting persons suspected to be involved in an organised crime group operating in the Dublin 7 area, a joint operation was conducted by personnel attached to the Revenue Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the DMR North Central Divisional Drugs Unit, today, Wednesday 2nd November 2022.

During the course of this operation a premises was searched in the Stoneybatter area resulting in the recovery of 4.15 Kgs of Ketamine with an estimated street value of €249,000. The drugs were concealed inside a barbeque set and were seized by Revenue Officers.

The drugs will be sent for further analysis.

Gardaí arrested a male aged in his late 20s. He is currently detained at Store Street Garda station pursuant to Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.