Man arrested as Gardai seize €327,000 worth heroin and crack cocaine
By The Headlines, July 16, 2023 | 10:14 AM
On Saturday afternoon near Tallaght, garda found heroin and crack cocaine worth €327,000 and detained one individual.
At around 2:00 pm, garda from the Tallaght District Drugs Unit executed a warrant and searched a house nearby. Operation Tara's search was carried out as part of it.
Garda officers were able to seize a sizable amount of heroin, estimated to be worth €312,900, and crack cocaine, estimated to be worth €14,200, during the course of the search. Now Forensic Science Ireland (FSI) is analysing the narcotics.
A 40-year-old man was detained at a Dublin garda station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 after being arrested at the scene.
Garda added that investigations are still ongoing.