Gardaí make €500k heroin seizure

The haul was made as part of an intelligence-led operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Drimnagh/Crumlin area

Gardaí have seized heroin with a street value of up to €500,000 in an operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in Dublin.

At approximately 7pm yesterday evening, Gardaí from Sundrive Road and Crumlin Garda Stations supported by the Regional Armed Support Unit carried out a planned search on a house in the Crumlin area of the city.

 During the course of the search, heroin with an estimated street value of up to €500,000 (pending analysis) was seized along with mixing agent.

A male in his 20’s was arrested.

Other drug dealing paraphernalia including bagging equipment, weighing scales, documents and mobile phones were also seized.

The man is being detained at Sundrive Garda Station and can be held for up to 7 days.

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