Drug trafficking: Man arrested as €3.1m seized at Dublin Port

A 46-year-old man has been arrested after €3.1m worth of cocaine was seized in Dublin Port on Saturday.

Some 45kg of drugs were found in a refrigeration unit inside a vehicle by officials, with the help of a detector dog

The operation was made as part of ongoing investigations targeting persons suspected of involvement in Transnational Organised Crime A Joint Intelligence led operation was conducted involving personnel from the Revenue Customs Service and the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau.

The accused was arrested in relation to drug trafficking offences, and is currently being detained under Section 2 of The Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996, at Bridewell Garda Station.

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