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€21,000 Drugs and Firearm Seized, Ronanstown Dublin - 9th October 2023

Issue Date: 11th October 2023

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.