Man arrested after €758k worth of drugs seized in Ballyfermot

By James Reynolds

AS PART of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of controlled drugs in Ballyfermot, a search was carried out at a number of houses in Ballyfermot on Monday afternoon, January 13.

A Garda spokesperson said in a statement released this morning that during the search gardai seized cannabis resin, cocaine, MDMA and heroin with an estimated street value of €758,000 (subject to analysis).

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Other drug related paraphernalia and documentation was also seized.

One man was arrested.

The Garda spokesperson said: “One man (early 30s) was arrested during the searches in Ballyfermot and taken to Ballyfermot Garda Station where he is currently detained under the provisions of section 2 Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

“This man remains in custody and investigations ongoing." 

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