06/03/2009

Car Search Recovers Over Kilo Of Heroin

A quantity of heroin has been found after a search on a vehicle in Dublin.

The search was part of an "intelligence led operation" according to Gardaí from Kevin Street’s Detective and Drug Unit.

The car search followed an investigation of an apartment in the Adamstown area of Lucan, Co. Dublin.

A car belonging to the apartment's resident was seized and taken to Kevin Street for a technical examination carried out this morning, during which one and a quarter kgs of heroin were discovered.

The substance, depending on a forensic analysis, is believed to have a potential street value of €250,000.

A spokesman for Gardaí added that certain paraphernalia associated with drug dealing were also seized from the apartment.

No arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.

(DW/BMcC)

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