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Dublin: 14 °C Tuesday 11 August, 2020

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From TheJournal.ie UK police seize €43 million worth of heroin in record haul Drug Trafficking

UK police seize €43 million worth of heroin in record haul

The 398kg of heroin was bound for Antwerp in Belgium.

From TheJournal.ie Four people arrested after €2.8 million of suspected cocaine seized in Dublin Dublin

Four people arrested after €2.8 million of suspected cocaine seized in Dublin

Separately, a large quantity of cannabis herb with an approximate street value of €800,000 was seized.

From The42 Italy and Zebre prop arrested for alleged drug trafficking - reports Off-field Trouble

Italy and Zebre prop arrested for alleged drug trafficking - reports

Sami Panico is in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.

From TheJournal.ie Six arrested as gardaí seize €250k in cash in international money laundering operation Drug Trafficking

Six arrested as gardaí seize €250k in cash in international money laundering operation

The gang is suspected of trafficking drugs to Australia and then laundering the proceeds back to Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Polish man fighting extradition from Ireland citing the alleged corruption of his own country's legal system Test Case

Polish man fighting extradition from Ireland citing the alleged corruption of his own country's legal system

Artur Celmer is the subject of three separate extradition warrants from his native country (where he claims he could not get a fair trial) for alleged drug trafficking.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is a major buyer of hallucinogens from Europe's darknet Alphabay

Ireland is a major buyer of hallucinogens from Europe's darknet

A European report has assessed the popularity of darknet sites and the response of enforcement agencies to shut them down.

From TheJournal.ie Informants and paranoia: The implosion of the Kinahan gang's Dublin lieutenants Endgame

Informants and paranoia: The implosion of the Kinahan gang's Dublin lieutenants

A number of men have contracts on their heads.

From TheJournal.ie Pele's son turns himself in for 12-year prison sentence Brazil

Pele's son turns himself in for 12-year prison sentence

The 46-year-old former goalkeeper denies the allegations.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth €130,000 in Co Westmeath Drugs Seizure

Gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth €130,000 in Co Westmeath

Gardaí discovered cannabis resin with an approximate street value of €60,000 and cocaine with an approximate street value of €70,000.

From TheJournal.ie Gang used fake ambulances to smuggle heroin and cocaine worth €2.3 BILLION into UK Netherlands

Gang used fake ambulances to smuggle heroin and cocaine worth €2.3 BILLION into UK

The elaborate 14-month scheme involved bogus “patients” and fake paramedic costumes.

From TheJournal.ie €1.6 million worth of heroin, cocaine and cannabis seized after car is stopped Drug Trafficking

€1.6 million worth of heroin, cocaine and cannabis seized after car is stopped

They are being held in two Garda stations.

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 Man arrested in wooded area over €228k cannabis find Drug Crime

Man arrested in wooded area over €228k cannabis find

Gardaí said the search yesterday was part of an ongoing operation in Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Man to appear in court in relation to multi-million euro cannabis seizure Coolock

Man to appear in court in relation to multi-million euro cannabis seizure

A total of 120 kg of cannabis herb was seized in Coolock with an estimated street value of €2.5 million.

From TheJournal.ie Australian surfer caught with marijuana in Bali released after 9 years in prison Banged Up Abroad

Australian surfer caught with marijuana in Bali released after 9 years in prison

Schapelle Corby has always insisted the 4.1 kg of marijuana found in her body board bag was planted there.

From TheJournal.ie Sentence today for two women caught with drugs in Peru Peru

Sentence today for two women caught with drugs in Peru

Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid were caught with cocaine hidden in their luggage.

From TheJournal.ie Court appearance for man over drugs seizure Arrest

Court appearance for man over drugs seizure

Gardaí seized 1,800 cannabis plants at a premises in an industrial estate yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie The Peru two to consider their plea and the story of their kidnap and arrest Drug Trafficking

The Peru two to consider their plea and the story of their kidnap and arrest

Michaella McCollum Connolly’s lawyer also outlined the chain of events that led to her arrest.

From TheJournal.ie Michaella is "in good spirits, but very frightened for the future" - solicitor Michaela McCollum Connolly

Michaella is "in good spirits, but very frightened for the future" - solicitor

Michaella will be moved to a permanent jail in the next 24 hours, her solicitor says, but prisons in Peru are rife with TB and HIV.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed Peru This post contains images

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed

Toilet roll, Pringles, Oreos and a sports bra, were among some of the items requested as well as stamps and envelopes to write letters home.

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis worth €490,000 seized as gardaí target drugs gang Drug Seizure

Cannabis worth €490,000 seized as gardaí target drugs gang

Four men have been arrested after the drugs were uncovered in three separate operations this afternoon. A large quantity of cash was also seized.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail Drug Trafficking This post contains images

PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail

The pair were arrested two weeks ago at Lima’s international airport with 11 kilograms of cocaine.

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead 'not guilty' Peru

Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead 'not guilty'

Local media in Peru are reporting that the Irish and British women were recruited by a Lima-based drug trafficking ring.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges Drug Trafficking This post contains images

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges

Connolly’s lawyer Peter Madden said the Tyrone woman would be protesting her innocence.

From TheJournal.ie Michaella's brother visits her in Peruvian police custody ahead of trial Peru

Michaella's brother visits her in Peruvian police custody ahead of trial

He visited his sister at the national police anti-drug headquarters where Michaella and her companion Melissa Reid are being held.

From TheJournal.ie Irish man turned down 10k to work as a drug mule in Ibiza Drugs

Irish man turned down 10k to work as a drug mule in Ibiza

“I was offered to do a trip and offered €10,000 for a flight over to Benalmadena with 1kg,” said Lee.

From TheJournal.ie “I don’t really want to talk to any journalist at any stage” – Michaella McCollum Connolly Michaella McCollum Connolly

“I don’t really want to talk to any journalist at any stage” – Michaella McCollum Connolly

In a video posted last night, Michaella says that she is not being given enough to drink.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested in overnight drug seizure in Dublin Drugs

Two arrested in overnight drug seizure in Dublin

A quantity of cannabis worth €400,000 was also seized during a search in Lucan last night.

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis worth €90,000 seized in Navan Cannabis

Cannabis worth €90,000 seized in Navan

A 34-year-old man was arrested at the scene following the seizure in Navan over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie British grandmother gets death sentence for drugs in Indonesia Death Sentence

British grandmother gets death sentence for drugs in Indonesia

An Indonesian court has sentenced Lindsay Sandiford, 56, to death for smuggling cocaine worth $2.5 million into the resort island of Bali.

From TheJournal.ie Number arrested in organised crime crackdown now at 113 Operation Wireless

Number arrested in organised crime crackdown now at 113

Gardaí have been carrying out a major investigation into organised crime across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Five arrested in Garda investigation into organised crime Organised Crime

Five arrested in Garda investigation into organised crime

Planned searches have been taking place across Dublin as part of the investigation into drug trafficking, firearms offenses and money laundering.

From TheJournal.ie South African woman executed in China China

South African woman executed in China

Janice Bronwyn Linden was executed after being convicted for smuggling drugs into China – despite an appeal for clemency from the South African president.

From TheJournal.ie Eleven arrested, ammunition and drugs seized in organised crime raids Organised Crime

Eleven arrested, ammunition and drugs seized in organised crime raids

Armed gardaí, search dogs and air units are all taking part in the large-scale raids across north inner city Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil: Rio's most-wanted trafficker caught Brazil

Brazil: Rio's most-wanted trafficker caught

Notorious gang-Antonio Bonfim Lopes, known as “Nem,” is wanted on drug trafficking, murder, kidnapping and money laundering charges.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize €5million cocaine haul in Cork Drugs

Gardaí seize €5million cocaine haul in Cork

Five men were arrested as part of an investigation into an international drug trafficking gang.