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Sunday 20 August 2017

Man arrested after €886k drug seizure in Dublin

Drugs seizure in Blanchardstown (Photo: An Garda Siochana)
Drugs seizure in Blanchardstown (Photo: An Garda Siochana)
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

Gardai arrested a man in his thirties following a massive seizure of drugs in Blanchardstown, Dublin today.

Gardai and the Divisional Drug Unit seized the drugs with a street value of over €800,000 at a house in Blanchardstown this afternoon.

A total of 300,000 Zopiclone Tablets (with an estimated street value of €600,000), 280,000 Diazepam Tablets (with an estimated street value of €280,000), heroin (with an estimated street value of €3,600) and cannabis (with an estimated street value of €2,400) were seized during the operation.

The arrested man is currently detained at Blanchardstown Gards Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

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