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Gardaí find almost €300k worth of drugs at a home in Blanchardstown

One man was arrested following the search at a house in Huntstown Court.

Image: An Garda Síochana

GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN have arrested a man in his 20s after drugs worth an estimated street value of almost €300,000 were found yesterday evening.

“Confidential information” received by gardaí led to them searching a house in Huntstown Court in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.

During this search, cannabis resin with an approximate street value of €247,000 was found.

Cocaine worth an estimated €43,000, and ecstasy tablets worth €1,150 were also discovered.

One man was arrested and taken to Blanchardstown garda station.

He is being detained under section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Two men were arrested and €300,000 in cash seized in a separate operation carried out by gardaí in Sandyford, south Dublin, yesterday evening.

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