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Cocaine bust on MacCurtain Street

Friday, 17th August, 2018 10:10am

A man is appearing before the courts this morning after he found with €45,000 worth of cocaine on him yesterday. 

Gardaí in Mayfield arrested and charged a man in his 20s following the seizure of approximately €45,000 worth of what is suspected to be cocaine on MacCurtain Street.

At about 2pm while on patrol on MacCurtain Street, gardaí have said that they observed a man acting suspiciously. Upon seeing gardaí, the man attempted to hide in a nearby doorway. 

Gardaí then searched the man and he was found to be in possession of €45,000 worth of suspected cocaine. He was arrested and brought to Mayfield Garda where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. 


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