Saturday 23 September 2017

Man and woman arrested after €100k heroin seizure

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Rebecca Lumley

Two people have been arrested and over €100,000 worth of heroin seized during two raids in Dublin yesterday.

A planned search was carried out on a house in Dublin’s city centre early yesterday morning.

Heroin with an estimated value of €30,000 was seized at the property and a man in his forties was arrested.

In a follow-up search in a flat in Dublin 1 heroin with an estimated street value of €70,000 was seized and a female in her thirties was arrested.

A number of mobile phones, cash and drugs paraphernalia were also seized.

The male and female are currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Store Street Garda Station.

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