Man arrested as gardaí seize €269k worth of crack cocaine and diazepam tablets

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Gardaí seized crack cocaine and a large quantity of diazepam tablets.
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James Cox

One man has been arrested after gardaí seized €269,000 worth of crack cocaine and diazepam tablets in Ballymun, Co Dublin.

The arrest and seizure was made following the search of a premises in the Santry Cross area of Ballymun.

During the course of the search, €14,000 worth of crack cocaine and approximately €255,000 worth of diazepam tablets were discovered and seized (pending analysis). €16,400 in cash, three mobile phones and other drug related paraphernalia were also seized.

A man, aged in his late 30s, was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Ballymun Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.
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