Two Drugs Busts In Dublin


Two Drugs Busts In Dublin

Laura Donnelly
Laura Donnelly

11:48 3 Mar 2023

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Drugs worth €370,000 have been seized in Glasnevin.

Gardai searched a house in St Teresa's Place yesterday evening and found cannabis, MDMA, and Ketamine.

Officers also found a small variety of other drugs, as well as drug paraphernalia.

No arrests have been made so far, and the investigation is continuing.

A garda spokesperson says: "Gardaí seized approximately €370,000 of suspected drugs including cannabis, MDMA, and ketamine during searches conducted as part of Operation Tara in the Dublin 9 area on the evening of Thursday 2nd March 2023.

"At approximately 7:30pm, Gardaí from Mountjoy Garda Station conducted a search under warrant at a residence at St Teresa's Place, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.

"During the course of this search, approximately €203,000 of suspected cannabis, €100,000 of suspected MDMA, €32,000 of suspected ketamine, €12,000 of suspected Methoxyamphetamine and €13,000 of suspected cannabis resin were seized, with the remainder a small variety of other drugs.

"Drug paraphernalia was also seized by Gardaí. All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland (FSI) for analysis.

"No arrests have been made. This investigation is ongoing."


In a separate incident, a man is due before the courts today in connection with a seizure of crack cocaine and heroin yesterday in Ballymun.

Gardai spotted a man acting suspiciously on the corner of Shanliss Way and Santry Avenue in Dublin 9 at around 4 o'clock in the afternoon.

He tried to flee gardai, who chased him, and found crack cocaine and heroin worth over 3-thousand euro.

The man in his 30s was arrested and charged, and is due in court today.


A garda spokesperson says: "At approximately 4pm on Thursday 2nd March 2023, Gardaí on proactive patrols observed a male acting suspiciously on the corner of Shanliss Way and Santry Avenue, Dublin 9.

"When approached, this male attempted to evade Gardaí and a short chase on foot ensued. The male was searched and suspected crack cocaine and heroin with an estimated value of €3,080 was seized by Gardaí.

"The drugs seized will be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

"The male, aged in his 30s, was arrested and taken to Ballymun Garda Station where he was detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

"He has since been charged and is expected to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice, Dublin, Court 4, this morning."

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