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Drug dealer's €36,000 given to Exchequer

Published 13/10/2012 | 05:00

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A court has ordered that over €36,000 found in a convicted drug dealer's car and home should be confiscated and forfeited to the Exchequer.

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Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard that Thomas Delaney (41), of Walkinstown Crescent, Walkinstown, has previously served five years for possession of drugs for sale or supply.

Gardai had secured a warrant to search Delaney's home in June 2009 on the basis he was involved in drug trafficking.

His vehicle was stopped on June 25 that year and €9,300 was found hidden in the handbrake. That same day gardai executed the warrant to search his home and a further €27,000 was found in a child's bed.

Irish Independent

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