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Man due in court after cocaine valued at over €250,000 seized from Dún Laoghaire apartment

A man in his late 40s has been arrested following the search.

An image of the drugs seized in last night's search.
An image of the drugs seized in last night's search.
Image: Twitter/@GardaInfo

Updated Sep 4th 2020, 9:57 PM

A MAN IN his 40s is due in court tomorrow after €253,050 worth of cocaine and €2,400 of heroin was seized following the search of a property in Dún Laoghaire, Dublin.

The search was carried out last night, when gardaí say that members from the Dublin Metropolitan Region East Divisional Drugs Unit entered an apartment in a residential development at about 9pm.

The drugs were seized along with a large amount of drug paraphernalia, including a large hydraulic press and mixing bowls. The cocaine and heroin have a combined estimated street value of €255,450 and have been sent for analysis.

The man who was arrested is aged in his late 40s and was detained at Dún Laoghaire Garda Station.

This evening, investigators confirmed that he has been charged, and he is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice tomorrow morning.

Comments have been closed as a suspect has been charged.

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