Drugs worth €188,000 seized during searches in Tallaght

A man was arrested in connection with the searches, and has since been released

Drugs worth €188,000 seized during searches in Tallaght

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Drugs worth around €188,000 have been seized and a man has been arrested following searches in Dublin.

At around 4pm yesterday, gardaí from Tallaght searched a house in the Donomore area.

Cocaine, heroin and tablets worth an estimated €175,000 were seized during the search.

A stolen car - which gardaí say had been stripped down for parts - and drug paraphernalia were also seized.

A man in his 40s was arrested, and taken to Tallaght Garda Station.

A follow-up search was later conducted in the Deerpark area of Tallaght.

Cannabis worth up to €13,000 was seized during the operation.

The arrested man has since been released, and a file is being prepared for the DPP.