24/04/2008

Gardaí Seize €200,000 Of Heroin In Dublin

Gardaí have seized a major cache of class A drugs from a house in Dublin on Wednesday.

The find was the result of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in Dublin City. Gardaí investigations led them to a premises in Hillcrest Business Park, Greenhills Road, Walkinstown, Dublin 12 where they uncovered the drugs.

The search took place at approximately 3pm, carried out by the South Central Crime Task Force as part of Operation Anvil, which is a special operation into gang activity in the state.

During the course of the search 1 kg of heroin was seized.

The drugs have an estimated street value of €200,000, subject to analysis.

A number of other items were also recovered in the search including an Ifor Williams trailer, which had been stolen in Duleek 2 years ago.

No arrests have yet been made but investigations are continuing.

The Garda National drugs Unit and the Detective Unit of Harcourt Terrace assisted in the operation.

(DW/JM)

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