Sunday 23 October 2016

Two men arrested in connection with €95,000 drug seizure

Published 12/05/2015 | 21:15

Heroin and cannabis were seized
Heroin and cannabis were seized

Two men have been arrested in connection with separate drug seizures today, involving drugs with an approximate street value of €95,000 in total.

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As part of a planned search of a residence at Oliver Bond House early this morning, some €90,000 worth of heroin was seized by gardai drug units.

A man in his late 20's was arrested at the scene and is currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of The Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Kevin Street Garda Station.

In a follow up search at a second residence in Oliver Bond House, a man in his 30s was arrested and cannabis with an estimated street value of €5,000 was seized.

He was detained at Kilmainham Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 but has since been released without charge and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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