Man detained after drugs and cash seized in south Dublin

Over €80,000 in cash and cocaine were found

Man detained after drugs and cash seized in south Dublin

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A man has been arrested after drugs with an estimated value of €200,000 were seized in Dublin.

It was part of a planned operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs.

Gardaí 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 on Sunday night.

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

While more than €80,000 in cash was also discovered.

A male aged in his early 40s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Tallaght garda station.

He is being held under the provisions of Section 2 of The Criminal Justice Act.