Man arrested as Gardai seize drugs with value of €140,000

By William O'Connor

GARDAI from Ronanstown have seized drugs with an estimated value of €140,000 and arrested a man during an operation in Clondalkin.

As part of ongoing operations targeting the sale and supply of drugs in west Dublin members of the Ronanstown Drugs Unit carried out an operation at Collinstown Park on Thursday morning.

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During the operation an 18-year-old man was searched and found in possession of cocaine with an estimated street value in excess of €50k (analysis pending).

The man was arrested and is currently detained at Ronanstown Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

During a follow-up operation Gardaí searched a house in the Ronanstown area and seized MDMA with an estimated value thought to be in excess of €90k (analysis pending).

The investigation is ongoing and updates will follow.

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