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Dublin raid Man arrested as gardai seize cocaine worth €57k and large sum of cash

Quantities of cocaine valued at an estimated €57,000 was discovered at the location along with €8,450 in cash.

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Drugs and cash seized by An Garda Siochana

Drugs and cash seized by An Garda Siochana

Drugs and cash seized by An Garda Siochana

This photograph shows the cash and drugs seized by gardai following a raid in North Dublin last night.

Gardaí seized approximately €57,000 in suspected cocaine and €8,450 in cash after a raid on a house in the Finglas area at around 9pm.

A man is due before the courts next month after he was charged in connection with the haul.

Gardaí from the North Central Divisional Drugs Unit carried out the search as part of an operation into the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the North Dublin region.

Quantities of cocaine valued at an estimated €57,000 (pending analysis) was discovered at the location along with €8,450 in cash. Gardaí also seized a hydraulic press along with drug paraphernalia.

A man, aged in his 20s, was arrested at the scene and taken to Bridewell Garda Station where he was detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act 1996.

The man has since been charged and will now appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice on February 16.

Gardai said: “At approximately 9pm, Gardaí from the North Central Divisional Drugs Unit carried out a search in the Finglas area. The search was conducted as part of an operation into the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the North Dublin region.

“Quantities of cocaine valued at an estimated €57,000 (pending analysis) was discovered at the location along with €8,450 in cash. Gardaí also seized a hydraulic press along with drug paraphernalia.

“Investigations are ongoing.”

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