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Gardai make one arrest and seize cannabis in early morning raid in Temple Bar

GARDAI in Pearse Street have arrested one man and seized drugs with an estimated street value in excess of €102,000 during an intelligence led operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Dublin 2 area.

At approximately 12.15am this morning Friday, gardaí executed a search warrant at an apartment in Temple Bar, Dublin 2.

During the course of the search, a substantial amount of cannabis (subject to analysis) with an estimated street value of €102,000 was seized. A smaller amount of MDMA and LSD was also seized. Drug paraphernalia including weighing scales, tick lists and baggies were also seized with cash in excess of €14,000.

One man, in his early 40s, was arrested during the course of the search and was taken to Pearse Street Garda station where he was detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

He has since been charged this evening and is due to appear before Criminal Courts of Justice, Court number 3, tomorrow morning Saturday, August, 29, charged in relation to the incident.

Investigations are ongoing.

 

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