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Gardai seize large quantity of cocaine and heroin in Tallaght raid

Crime DeskBy Sunday World
Image of the drugs and cash seized by gardai
Image of the drugs and cash seized by gardai

Gardai have seized drugs with an estimated value of €200,000 following a planned raid on a premises in Tallaght.

Gardai from the Tallaght Drugs Unit, Detective Unit and the DMR South Task Force carried out a planned search of a house in the Glenshane area of Tallaght at approximately 10pm last night.

During the search cocaine with an estimated street value of €150,000 and heroin with an estimated street value of €50,000 was seized.

In addition over €80,000 in cash was also seized.

A male in his early 40’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 Tallaght Garda Station.