18-Year-Old Arrested In Connec...


18-Year-Old Arrested In Connection With Finglas Drug Seizure

Laura Donnelly
Laura Donnelly

11:19 26 Sep 2023

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A man has been arrested after drugs worth over 100-thousand euro were seized in Dublin.

Cannabis herb worth over €75,000 and cocaine worth over €25,000 were discovered in Finglas last night, along with €1.,600 euro in cash.

An 18 year old man was arrested in the early hours of this morning, and is being questioned at a garda station in north Dublin where he can be held for up to a week.

A garda spokesperson says: "Gardaí seized approximately €100,800 of combined drugs, €1,600 in cash and arrested one man during an Operation Tara search that took place in Finglas, Dublin 11, on Monday 25th September 2023.

"Finglas Gardaí conducted a search in Finglas, Dublin 11, at approximately 11.15pm. Drugs suspected to be Cannabis herb, valued at €75,600 and Cocaine, valued at €25,200 were seized along with €1,600 in cash.
"A male (18) was arrested in the early hours of Tuesday 26th September 2023, as part of this investigation, and is currently detained at a Garda Station in north Dublin under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.
"All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland (FSI) for analysis.
"Investigations are ongoing."

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