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Seizure of Heroin Ballymun on the 17th February 2017

Seizure of Heroin €140,000  Ballymun on the 17th February 2017 Gardai at Ballymun have seized a quantity of heroin with a street value of €140,000(subject to analysis) and over €2,000 in cash during the search of a house in Ballymun on Friday afternoon the 17th of February 2017.

One male (18 years) was arrested and remains in custody in Ballymun Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice( Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 as amended. Members of the Ballymun District Drugs unit carried out the search as part of a ongoing operation to combat  drug dealing in the Ballymun area.

This ongoing operation has resulted in several arrests and seizures of heroin, crack cocaine, cannabis herb and cash over the past month. Superintendent Finbarr Murphy of Ballymun Garda Station said yesterday after this seizure " that Gardai in Ballymun with the assistance of the Community leaders and the people of Ballymun  we will continue to clamp down on those involved in selling drugs and anti social behaviour"