Monday 22 October 2018

Haul of suspected drugs worth almost half a million euro made in Dublin

Garda were cracking down on organised crime when they made the discovery.

Heroin and cocaine were among the items seized in Blanchardstown (Handout Garda)
Heroin and cocaine were among the items seized in Blanchardstown (Handout Garda)

By Aoife Moore, Press Association

A man in his twenties has been arrested after Garda in Dublin seized almost half a million euro worth of drugs and a number of shotgun cartridges from a house in the city.

As part of a crack down on organised crime and the sale and supply of illegal drugs in the Dublin 15 area, Gardai from Blanchardstown area carried out the search of a house on Friday morning.

Around 435,000 euro worth of heroin and 54,000 euro worth cocaine were taken from the premises along with the cartridges.

The man was arrested and detained in Blanchardstown Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Press Association

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