Man Arrested Following Drugs Raid

A man has been arrested following a drugs seizure in Dublin.

The raid was carried out at Grafton Hall, Aungier Street, in the south of the city at around 11.45pm on Saturday.

Gardaí have said a grow house was discovered at the premises and 101 cannabis plants were seized. They are thought to have an estimated value of €80,000.

A 29-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is being detained at Kevin Street Garda Station.

It is understood the raid was part of an on-going operation into the illegal sale and supply of controlled drugs in the south inner city area of Dublin.


Related Irish News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

21 January 2015
Cash Seized During Drug Raid
A man has been arrested in connection with the discovery of €85,000 in cash at a flat in Cork city. It is understood members of the Cork City Divisional Drugs Squad uncovered the cash during a drug raid on a flat in Tuckey Street at about 21:30 on Tuesday night. A 37-year-old Hungarian national was arrested at the scene.
17 May 2013
Man Arrested And Drugs Seized In Dublin Raid
Drugs with an estimated value of more than €130,000 were seized and a man in his late 20s arrested at a house in Dublin on Thursday night. According to RTÉ over €100,000 worth of benzodiazepine tablets some €30,000 worth of cannabis plants were recovered during a planned search of a house in Sundale, Tallaght.
31 July 2014
Suspect Released Following Drugs Raid
Heroin, cannabis and amphetamine worth an estimated €40,000 has been seized by gardaí during a search of a house in Thurles. Two arrests were made during the search, a woman in her 20s, who has since been released, and a man in his 30s, who remains in custody.
26 September 2007
Cannabis Seized In Dublin
Cannabis with an estimated street value of €1.5 billion as been seized during raids in Dublin. It is understood that 40 kilos of cannabis was discovered by officers from the Garda National Drugs Unit in a car, which was stopped near Chapelizod on Tuesday evening. The driver of the car, believed to be a 25-year-old Irish man, was arrested.
03 April 2013
Man Arrested Following Drugs Find
Drugs with an estimated street value of €170,000 have been seized by gardai during a raid on a property in west Dublin. Cocaine and cannabis was found during the raid at a house in Balgaddy. A gun and ammunition were also discovered. A 37-year=old has been arrested and is being detained at Ronanstown Garda Station.