Drugs worth €170,000 seized in Dublin

Wednesday 03 April 2013 22.47
A 37-year-old man is being detained at Ronanstown Garda Station
A 37-year-old man is being detained at Ronanstown Garda Station

Cocaine and cannabis with an estimated street value of €170,000 have been seized by gardaí during a raid on a house in west Dublin.

The raid in Balgaddy was part of an investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in the Ronanstown and Lucan areas.

A gun and ammunition were also recovered.

A 37-year-old man was arrested and is being detained at Ronanstown Garda Station.

Elsewhere, gardaí seized drugs worth €50,000 during an operation in the Forthill area of Sligo town this afternoon.

A sawn-off shotgun and an imitation firearm were also discovered.

No arrests were made.