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Man arrested after gardaí seized €140k worth of heroin during stop and search operation

The seizure was made in the Arbour Hill area of Dublin this afternoon.

Gardaí seized €140,000 worth of heroin this afternoon
Gardaí seized €140,000 worth of heroin this afternoon
Image: An Garda Síochána via Facebook

A MAN HAS been arrested after €140,000 worth of heroin (pending analysis) was seized in Dublin this afternoon. 

Plain clothes gardaí on patrol in the Dublin 7 area this afternoon observed four people acting suspiciously in a vehicle. 

The vehicle was stopped in the Arbour Hill area at around 3.10pm. 

The four people subsequently fled the scene. 

A bag containing a large quantity of heroin was seized. 

A man in his 20s has since been arrested and is currently detained at Store Street Garda Station under Section 2 of the Drugs Trafficking Act 1996. 

Investigations are ongoing.

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