Drugs, gold bars and alcohol seized during Garda search

DRUGS with an estimated street value of €15k and four 50g gold bars were seized during a search of a house in Inchicore yesterday.

A ‘substantial’ quantity of alcohol was also seized, estimated to be worth approximately €20,000.

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Gardai attached to the South Central Divisional Drugs unit based at Kevin Street Garda Station searched a residence in Inchicore under warrant yesterday, Thursday, December 5.

According to a Garda statement issued: “During the course of the search cannabis herb, cocaine and a quantity of MDMA were seized.

“The elements of a cannabis grow house was also seized.

“The estimated street value of the drug seizure (subject to analysis) is approximately €15,000).”

The statement added: “A large amount of cash was also seized in the house and four 50g gold bars to the value of €10,000 were also seized. 

“A substantial quantity of alcohol (in excess of 200 bottles of high value wines and spirits) were seized which are collectively estimated to be worth approximately €20,000.”

A man in his early thirties was arrested at the scene and detained at Kevin Street Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

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