Three arrested and €300,000 worth of Heroin seized in Ballyfermot raid

Gardaí have arrested three men and seized a quantity of heroin in an operation at a house in Ballyfermot yesterday evening, the 19th December 2016.

As part of ongoing investigations targeting serious criminal activity in the Dublin Region, conducted by the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau, supported by the Special Crime Task Force, an intelligence led search was carried out in the Ballyfermot area.

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During this operation Heroin with an estimated street value of €300,000 euro was seized.

Three men aged 34, 30 and 25 years-old were arrested at the scene.

Two of the arrested men remain in custody at Ballyfermot and Clondlkin Garda Stations, where they are detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

The third man (25) has been released and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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