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Man arrested and drugs worth €234k seized after gardaí give chase in Coolock

Cannabis and cash were later seized after searches in Darndale and Santry.

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GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN have seized €234,000 worth of heroin after a man was stopped following a short chase in Coolock. 

The man, who is in his 20s, was stopped by Gardaí after a short foot chase in the Priorswood area of Coolock yesterday. 

A search of the man revealed that he was in the possession of heroin worth a street value of €234,000. The man was arrested and brought to Coolock Garda station. 

During further searches in the Darndale and Santry area Gardaí found cannabis worth €7,000 and approximately €4,000 in cash. 

A Garda spokesperson said that “investigations are ongoing”. 

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