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Drug seizure and arrest in Dublin on the 27/8/18

Gardaí seized a significant quantity of heroin and arrested a man in his 30s, following a search in Dublin on Monday evening last.

On Monday 27th August Gardaí attached to Kilmainham Garda Station searched a flat at Tyrone Place, Inchicore. During the course of the operation approximately 5kg of heroin, with a street value of €700,000, was discovered. An examination of the scene was carried out by Garda Crime Scene Examiners and a follow up operation was carried out.

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene and taken to Kilmainham Garda Station where he has been detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996. The man has recently been released and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.