Man arrested after seizure of drugs worth €140,000

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Man Arrested After Seizure Of Drugs Worth €140,000 Man Arrested After Seizure Of Drugs Worth €140,000
On Wednesday at 7pm, Gardaí conducted a search of a residential property in Foxdene Gardens, Clondalkin. Photo: PA Images
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A man has been arrested following the seizure of drugs worth an estimated €140,000 in Dublin.

On Wednesday at 7pm, Gardaí conducted a search of a residential property in Foxdene Gardens, Clondalkin.

During the search, diamorphine worth an estimated €140,000 and crack cocaine worth €1,000 were seized by authorities.

A man, aged in his 30s, was arrested in connection with the seizure.

He is currently being detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act (Drug Trafficking) 1996 at Ronanstown Garda station. He can be held for up to seven days.

Gardaí have said investigations are ongoing.

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The seizure was made as part of Operation Tara which was launched by Gardaí last year to disrupt, dismantle and prosecute drug trafficking networks.

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