Gardaí seize drugs worth more than €100,00 after routine traffic stop

Man in his 40s arrested after seizure of cannabis and cocaine

Part of the cannabis and cocaine haul seized by gardaí on Saturday.

A man has been been arrested after gardaí found drugs worth more than €100,000 in Rathfarnham, Dublin 16.

Officers on traffic duty stopped a car on Grange Road on Saturday as part of a routine traffic stop and found cannabis with a street value of about €5,000.

"A man in his 40s was arrested and taken to Rathmines Garda Station where he is detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984," a Garda statement said. He is due to appear before Dublin District Court on Monday.

"As a result to the discovery a warrant was obtained for a house at Glenmore Court, Rathfarnham. During the course of a search of this house Gardaí discovered a further quantity of cannabis and cocaine with a street value of close to €100,000."