Sixteen puppies and drugs seized in Garda search of Ballymun home – The Irish Times
A Garda search of a home in Ballymun, Dublin, on Wednesday found 16 puppies along with a quantity of herbal cannabis, four vehicles and a trailer.
Five Lake Garda units, including the Armed Support Unit and members of animal welfare organization My Lovely Horse, carried out a planned house search at St Margaret’s Park.
During the raid, Gardaí also confiscated a number of tools and electrical equipment believed to have been stolen, as well as a number of clothes, bags and a watch.
The puppies are cared for by My Lovely Horse and given veterinary care.
Three men, aged between 20, 30 and 40, were arrested during the operation and have since been charged. The men, in their 20s and 40s, are due to appear in the criminal courts Thursday morning, while the man in his 30s is due to appear in the criminal courts at a later date.
The search was conducted by Gardaí from the DMR North Divisional Crime Task Force Unit with support from the DMR North Divisional Search Team, the Garda Armed Support Unit and regular units from Ballymun and Coolock, along with Dublin City Council staff and volunteers from My Lovely Horse.
Gardaí said the investigation was ongoing.
https://www.irishtimes.com/crime-law/2023/04/06/sixteen-puppies-and-drugs-seized-during-garda-search-of-ballymun-house/ Sixteen puppies and drugs seized in Garda search of Ballymun home – The Irish Times