Tuesday 25 July 2017

Gardaí seize €290k of drugs in house raid following tip-off

Drugs seized in the house raid (Photo: An Garda Siochana)
Drugs seized in the house raid (Photo: An Garda Siochana)
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

Gardaí seized drugs with an approximate street value of almost €300,000 from a house in Blanchardstown yesterday evening.

Officers arrived at the house in Huntstown Court in Blanchardstown following a tip-off.

They seized cannabis herb, cocaine and ecstasy worth an approximate street value of €290,000, according to gardaí.

Cannabis resin discovered during the search has a value of €247,000, the cocaine has an approximate street value of €43,000 and ecstasy tablets have an approximate value of €1,150.

A 20-year-old man was arrested an brought to Blanchardstown Garda Station.

He is being detained under the provisions of section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 as amended.

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