Two arrested following massive heroin seizure in Tallaght

by Mark O'Brien
Two men have been arrested after gardai seized heroin in Tallaght

Two men have been arrested after gardai seized a massive quantity of heroin in Tallaght yesterday.

The haul was seized as part of an on-going operation into the sale and supply of controlled substances in the Tallaght area.

Gardai from the Tallaght Drugs unit assisted by the local Detective unit searched a house at Russell Green, Tallaght.

A garda spokesperson said: “During the course of the search of the house and a car Gardaí discovered heroin with a street value of approximately €363,300 (subject to analysis) and Zopiclone with an approximate street value of €8,600 (subject to analysis).

“Two males (31 and 24 years) were arrested and are being detained at Tallaght Garda station under the provisions section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 as amended.”


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