Gardaí arrest woman and seize €130,000 worth of illegal drugs in Dublin 8 searchGary Ibbotson 14 Mar 2023
Gardaí have arrested a woman and seized over €130,000 worth of drugs and €39,000 in cash in Dublin 8 yesterday.
In a statement, a Garda spokesperson said: “At approximately 11:30pm yesterday evening, Gardaí attached to Tallaght Divisional Detective Unit and the District Drugs Unit searched a residential premises in the Christchurch area.
“During the course of this search 800g of suspected Diamorphine with an estimated value of €113,000 and 250g of suspected cocaine with an estimated value of €17,500 was seized alongside €39,000 cash.
“All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland (FSI) for analysis.
“A woman aged in her early 50s was arrested at the scene and taken to Tallaght Garda Station where she was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.”
She has since been charged and is scheduled to appear before Tallaght District Court this morning.