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#Drug Crime

From TheJournal.ie Drug-driver who killed six in 'one of the worst mass murders' in Australian history handed life sentence James Gargasoulas

Drug-driver who killed six in 'one of the worst mass murders' in Australian history handed life sentence

James Gargasoulas killed six people when he drove into shoppers in Melbourne in 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Dealers make violent threats against 12-year-olds over cannabis debt Intimidation

Dealers make violent threats against 12-year-olds over cannabis debt

Parents of addicts have remortgaged their homes in some cases to pay off drug debts.

From TheJournal.ie South Dublin pharmacist arrested on suspicion of facilitating illegal prescription drugs trade Arrested

South Dublin pharmacist arrested on suspicion of facilitating illegal prescription drugs trade Exclusive

The pharmacist was arrested in August.

From TheJournal.ie 'It can make a massive difference to cases': Legal experts question garda cannabis plant valuation Drug Crime

'It can make a massive difference to cases': Legal experts question garda cannabis plant valuation

Gardaí apply a general valuation of €800 to each plant – experts claims this is at odds with international best practice.

From TheJournal.ie How the recreational user becomes the small-time dealer in the eyes of the law The Small Stuff

How the recreational user becomes the small-time dealer in the eyes of the law

Gardaí say young people who have never been in trouble with the law find it hard to understand that a normal part of their social lives is actually a serious criminal offence.

From TheJournal.ie Drugs in Ireland - what did we take before, what are we taking now? The Stats

Drugs in Ireland - what did we take before, what are we taking now?

For the Irish, when it comes to taking controlled substances, old habits die hard.

From TheJournal.ie 27-year-old man charged in connection with €500k heroin seizure Crumlin

27-year-old man charged in connection with €500k heroin seizure

During the search of a house, gardaí also seized bagging equipment, weighing scales, documents and mobile phones.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí in Dublin seize €150,000 worth of heroin Drugs

Gardaí in Dublin seize €150,000 worth of heroin

A man and a woman were arrested on James’ Street earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Easter Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Easter Monday

Here are the stories you need to know as you begin your day.

From TheJournal.ie €500k worth of cocaine seized in garda raid at Dublin premises Drug Crime

€500k worth of cocaine seized in garda raid at Dublin premises

This is the third significant drug seizure in Dublin in the last few days.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí uncover cocaine stash house, seize €115k worth of drugs Drug Crime

Gardaí uncover cocaine stash house, seize €115k worth of drugs

A man in his 30s was arrested on Wednesday at a premises on Moore street.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize €500k worth of heroin and cocaine in operation targeting gangs Clondalkin

Gardaí seize €500k worth of heroin and cocaine in operation targeting gangs

A 24-year-old man was arrested during a seizure at a Dublin house.

From TheJournal.ie Cork gardaí seize €126k worth of cannabis resin Drug Crime

Cork gardaí seize €126k worth of cannabis resin

Four men were arrested in connection with the investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Irish drug dealers networking with criminal gangs in Colombia, Bolivia, Afghanistan A Small World

Irish drug dealers networking with criminal gangs in Colombia, Bolivia, Afghanistan

As these gangs become more sophisticated, gardaí are forced to constantly change up their tactics.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí find €140k worth of heroin in 'suspicious car' with boot left open Drug Crime

Gardaí find €140k worth of heroin in 'suspicious car' with boot left open

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who saw people around the green Ford Focus yesterday to get in touch.

From TheJournal.ie Well known restaurateur has sentence for importing €79k worth of cannabis reduced Courts

Well known restaurateur has sentence for importing €79k worth of cannabis reduced

Patrick Scanlon had received a 15 year sentence which was deemed excessive.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: The €3 million worth of drugs and guns seized in Tallaght Drug Crime

Photos: The €3 million worth of drugs and guns seized in Tallaght

Two rifles and a shotgun with a silencer and telescopic sights were also found in the seizure.

From TheJournal.ie 60 heroin dealers arrested in Dublin, Cork and Wexford Crackdown

60 heroin dealers arrested in Dublin, Cork and Wexford

Gardaí said this major operation will mean heroin will be in short supply, particularly in Dublin in the next few weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Three men charged following largest ketamine seizure in Irish history Courts

Three men charged following largest ketamine seizure in Irish history

The men were arrested on Thursday after separate seizures in Dublin and Kildare.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize cocaine, pills and drug-making chemicals in Finglas Drug Crime

Gardaí seize cocaine, pills and drug-making chemicals in Finglas

The controlled drugs are estimated to have a street value of €500, 000.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of heroin in Dublin Drug Crime

Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of heroin in Dublin

Two men were also arrested in the Dublin area.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize half a million euro worth of cocaine in Dublin Drug Crime

Gardaí seize half a million euro worth of cocaine in Dublin

Two men were arrested in connection to the substantial seizure.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin in St Patrick's Day raid Drug Crime

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin in St Patrick's Day raid

Two people were arrested yesterday in connection with the seizure.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie "Horrific": Gangs passing drug debts on to families bereaved by suicide The Debt Lives On

"Horrific": Gangs passing drug debts on to families bereaved by suicide

And children as young as 15 are involved in ‘tiger kidnappings.’

From TheJournal.ie €60,000 worth of cannabis found at a house in Cork Drug Crime

€60,000 worth of cannabis found at a house in Cork

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and is being held by gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin's drug situation hasn't gotten worse, it's just 'shifted to other areas' Addiction

Dublin's drug situation hasn't gotten worse, it's just 'shifted to other areas'

The Director of the Ana Liffey Drug Project, Tony Duffin said a recent surge in hallucinogenic stimulants has also made addicts’ behaviour somewhat more challenging lately.

From TheJournal.ie Three due in court over €80 million cocaine seizure on yacht Cork

Three due in court over €80 million cocaine seizure on yacht

The yacht was intercepted by naval officers on Wednesday off the coast of Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after cannabis seizure at Dublin port We'll Take That

Man arrested after cannabis seizure at Dublin port

The drugs were hidden in a car arriving from Holyhead.

From TheJournal.ie €278,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin and Donegal Drug Crime

€278,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin and Donegal

Three people were arrested yesterday in the two separate operations.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged over growhouse with €62,000 worth of cannabis plants Kildare

Man charged over growhouse with €62,000 worth of cannabis plants

The discovery was made yesterday and the man was scheduled to appear in court this morning.

From TheJournal.ie €150,000 worth of heroin found at Dublin house Drug Crime

€150,000 worth of heroin found at Dublin house

A woman in her 50s was arrested at the scene by gardaí yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie More than 20 appear in court on drug charges connected with Operation Tempest Drug Crime

More than 20 appear in court on drug charges connected with Operation Tempest

One was denied free legal aid after the court heard her next hearing clashed with a planned holiday in Lanzarote.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí in Dublin arrest dozens on drug charges after six-month operation Drug Crime

Gardaí in Dublin arrest dozens on drug charges after six-month operation

Operation Tempest has made landfall…

From TheJournal.ie Five arrested over €80,000 heroin seizure in Dublin Drug Crime

Five arrested over €80,000 heroin seizure in Dublin

The seizure was made after searches at two premises in Dublin’s city centre today.

From TheJournal.ie €300,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim Drug Crime

€300,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim

A 43-year-old man has been arrested and is being held at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station.

From TheJournal.ie Over 80 per cent of drug seizures in Europe are for cannabis Illicit Drugs

Over 80 per cent of drug seizures in Europe are for cannabis

A Europe-wide study founf that Ireland, relative to other countries, has a small number of drug seizures each year – between one and ten thousand a year.

From TheJournal.ie This is what €850,000 worth of tobacco and 60 litres of un-distilled alcohol looks like Seized

This is what €850,000 worth of tobacco and 60 litres of un-distilled alcohol looks like

Gardaí said no arrests have been made at this time in connection with the search and seizure at a premises in Louth this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Gangster 'Fat Freddie' arrested at Dublin Airport Welcome Home

Gangster 'Fat Freddie' arrested at Dublin Airport

Thompson appeared in court this afternoon and a hearing has been set for next week.

From TheJournal.ie Fireworks, mobile phones and three types of drugs seized in Dublin War On Drugs

Fireworks, mobile phones and three types of drugs seized in Dublin

Gardaí said the house they searched was unoccupied at the time and no arrests were made.

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