28/11/2013

Drugs Worth €350,000 Seized And Four Arrests Made

Drugs with an estimated street value of €350,000 have been seized by gardaí in two separate raids.

In Co Kildare two men were arrested following an intelligence-led surveillance operation, which lead to a number of searches being carried out on Wednesday.

Two kilos of cannabis herb(€40,000), four kilos of cannabis resin (€24,000), one and a half kilos of powder believed to be coke (€105,000) and half a kilo of heroin (€75,000) were seized.

Gardaí also recovered over 250 rounds of ammunition and a double-barrelled sawn-off shotgun.

And in Tallaght, a planned search of a house in the Donomore Avenue area uncovered cannabis resin with an estimated street value of up to €111,000, along with other items of stolen property.

A man and a woman were arrested at the scene.

(MH/CD)

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