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[euro]800K COCAINE HAUL SEIZED IN CAR SWOOP.

BY GARRETH MACNAMEE NEARLY [euro]800,000 worth of cocaine has been seized by gardai in a planned drugs bust.

Officers attached to the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau stopped a car on the Tallaght by-pass in Dublin on Friday where they discovered around [euro]770,000 worth of the narcotic.

The driver, 36, was arrested and is being interviewed by specialist officers.

A Garda spokesman said: "One male was arrested following the interception of a vehicle on the Tallaght by-pass, Dublin, at approximately 6.15pm on November 27."

The drugs unit carries out extensive surveillance after receiving intelligence from different sources.

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Date:Nov 29, 2015
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