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Cocaine And Cannabis Worth €170,000 Seized In Finglas

Laura Donnelly
Laura Donnelly

11:51 24 Mar 2023

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Cocaine and cannabis worth €170,000 have been seized in Finglas.

Gardai searched a house yesterday afternoon and found cocaine worth €155,000, and cannabis worth €15,000, as well as cocaine presses, mixing agent, and drug related paraphernalia.

A woman in her 40s was arrested and charged and is due before Blanchardstown District Court at a later date.

A garda spokesperson says: "As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí have seized drugs with an approximate value of €170,000, following a search operation in Finglas, Dublin 11 on the 23rd of March 2023.

"At approximately 2:30pm, Garda personnel attached to DMR West Divisional Drugs Unit and the Finglas Divisional Detective Unit conducted the search of a residential premises.
"During the course of this search, suspected cocaine with an estimated value of €155,000 and suspected cannabis with an estimated value of €15,000 was seized.  Two cocaine presses, mixing agent and other drug related paraphernalia was also recovered.
"All drugs will be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for further analysis.
"A woman aged in her 40s has been arrested. She was taken to Finglas Garda station where she was later charged. She has been released from custody and is to appear before Blanchardstown District Court at a later date.
"Investigations are ongoing."

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