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Drugs worth €380,000 seized in Dublin raid

Crime DeskBy Eamon Dillon
Esctasy tablets seized on Friday. Pic: Garda Press
Esctasy tablets seized on Friday. Pic: Garda Press
Esctasy tablets seized on Friday. Pic: Garda Press
Esctasy tablets seized on Friday. Pic: Garda Press

Gardaí seized a major cache of ecstasy tablets at a house in Dublin on Friday evening.

Members of the Clondalkin District Drugs Unit seized ecstasy tablets with an estimated value of €380,000

A garda spokesman said the raid is “part of an ongoing operation into the illegal sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Dublin West area.”

“The drugs were discovered following the planned search of a premises at Oak Rise, Clondalkin yesterday evening, Friday 13th March 2015 at approximately 8.20pm,” he added.

A small quantity of cocaine and other drug paraphernalia was also seized during the search.

A 25-year-old man was arrested at scene and is currently detained at Clondalkin Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996