Friday 23 February 2018

Man arrested following seizure of €300K worth of drugs

An estimated €300,000 worth of drugs was seized
An estimated €300,000 worth of drugs was seized

Kathy Armstrong

A man has been arrested following the seizure of an estimated €300,000 worth of drugs last night.

Gardaí attached to the Street Crime Unit at Kevin Street Garda Station searched an apartment in the Whitefriar Gardens Flat complex in Dubln shortly after 9pm.

During the search they discovered heroin and mixing agent were discovered with a potential street value of €250,000, along with cocaine and crack cocaine with a street value of €50,000.

A man (56) was arrested at the scene and is currently being held at Kevin Street Garda Station under section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drug Trafficking Act, 1996, he can be held for up to seven days.

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