Heroin worth €140k seized in Dublin

A sum of cash was also discovered in the search by Gardaí

Updated at 14:57

Gardaí have charged an 18 year old man who was arrested in relation to a drugs seizure in Dublin.

He is due to appear in Court later todai.

Heroin with an estimated street value of €140,000 during was seized during the search of a house in Ballymun, Co Dublin. Over €2,000 in cash was also seized.

Members of the Ballymun District Drugs unit carried out the search as part of a ongoing operation to combat  drug dealing in the Ballymun area.

Superintendent Finbarr Murphy of Ballymun Garda Station said after the seizure that Gardai in Ballymun "will continue to clamp down on those involved in selling drugs and anti social-behaviour".