Thursday 29 September 2016

Man (30s) arrested in connection with €1.4m heroin seizure and €10k cannabis seizure

Geraldine Gittens

Published 02/06/2016 | 11:40

The heroin has an estimated street value of €1.4m and the cannabis herb is worth around €10,000. Photo: An Garda Siochana
The heroin has an estimated street value of €1.4m and the cannabis herb is worth around €10,000. Photo: An Garda Siochana

A man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the seizure of heroin worth around €1.4m and cannabis herb worth around €10,000.

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The drugs were seized when gardaí carried out a planned search of a premises within the Kevin Street district of Dublin city yesterday.

The man is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice, (Drug Trafficking), Act, 1996 at Kevin Street Garda Station.

A garda spokesperson said the drugs were seized as part of operation thistle, which targets organised criminals in Dublin South City Centre.

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