Garda seizure of controlled drugs – €20,580 crack cocaine and diamorphine yesterday

by Rose Barrett
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As part of Operation Citizen and investigations targeting the sale and supply of illicit drugs in Dublin City Centre, Gardaí have arrested one man seized an estimated value of €20,580 of controlled drugs yesterday, Monday 31 July.

Gardaí attached to the Dublin Crime Response Team (DCRT) conducted the search of a hotel room in Dublin City Centre.

During the course of this search diamorphine with an estimated street sale value of €13,440 and crack cocaine with an estimated street sale value of €7,140 was seized as well as €770 in cash.

The drugs seized will be sent to FSI for further analysis.

A man aged in his 20s was arrested as part of this investigation and detained at a Garda Station in Dublin City under provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice act, 1984. He has been charged and will appear before CCJ Court No. 2 this morning, Tuesday, August 1. Investigations are ongoing.

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