Two men arrested following drugs worth €43,120 seized by Gardaí

By Maurice Garvey

TWO men were arrested in connection with the seizure of suspected cocaine and diamorphine with a combined estimated value of €43,120 in Clondalkin.
The seizure was discovered following the search of a residence in a search of a residence at St Marks Gardens, at approximately 5:55pm on Sunday.

Drugs St Marks compressor

Two men arrested following drugs worth €43,120 seized by Gardaí (Image: An Garda siochana)

Gardai were assisted by members from the District Drugs Units at Lucan and Ronanstown.

During the course of the search, approximately €23,100 of suspected diamorphine and approximately €20,020 of suspected cocaine (both pending analysis) were seized.


Suspected drug paraphernalia including scales, presses, mixing agents and plastic wraps were also seized.
Two men in their 20s were subsequently arrested in connection with this seizure and detained at Ronanstown Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
One of the men has since been charged and will appear before Blanchardstown District Court this morning at 10:30am.

The other man was released without charge pending a file for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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