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Man (30s) due in court over seizure of €81,500 worth of drugs in Dublin city

The man was arrested after gardaí stopped a van on Usher’s Quay on Thursday.

Usher's Quay
Usher's Quay
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A MAN IN his 30s is due in court in connection with the seizure of drugs with an estimate street value of more than €80,000 in Dublin earlier this week.

The man was arrested after gardaí stopped a van on Usher’s Quay in the city centre at around 11.30pm on Thursday night.

During a search of the van, gardaí seized €15,400 worth of cocaine, €17,000 worth of crack cocaine and over €2,700 worth of prescription medication.

Investigators then carried out a follow-up search of a vehicle parked at a nearby housing complex.

During that search, gardaí recovered €39,200 worth of diamorphine and €7,200 worth of Zopiclone tablets.

The man was detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, and has now been charged.

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He is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning at 10.30am.

Comments have been closed as the suspect in this case has been charged.

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