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Drugs, Gun, And Ammunition Seized In West Dublin

Laura Donnelly
Laura Donnelly

05:21 11 Oct 2023

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A gun and ammunition, as well as drugs worth €21,000, have been seized in west Dublin.

Gardaí made the discovery in Ronanstown yesterday as part of a day of action.

Diamorphine with an estimated street value of over €10,000, cocaine worth over €9,000, as well as sedatives and cannabis were discovered.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is continuing.

A garda spokesperson says: "Gardaí seized in excess of €21,000 suspected drugs and seized a firearm as part of a day of action in the DMR West on 9th October 2023.  "Gardaí attached to the Ronanstown Drugs Unit within the Lucan District, carried out a search at a location in Ronanstown.
"Over the course of this search, Gardai seized over €21,000 in drugs. Diamorphine with an estimated street value of €10,500, cocaine worth €9,170, dalmaine tablets with a value of €1,400 and a small quantity of cannabis was seized.

"A firearm was also seized along with a quantity of ammunition. "All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland (FSI) for analysis and the firearm will undergo analysis at the Ballistics Section of the Garda Technical Bureau. "No arrests have been made. Investigations ongoing."

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