Man (18) for court after heroin seized during Ballymun house search

Arrest part of ongoing operation to combat drug dealing in the area

Heroin seized on Friday after a search of a house in Ballymun. An 18-year-old is due in court on Saturday afternoon. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Heroin seized on Friday after a search of a house in Ballymun. An 18-year-old is due in court on Saturday afternoon. Photograph: Garda Press Office

 

An 18-year-old man will appear in court on Saturday afternoon in connection with the discovery of heroin worth €140,000 and over €2000 in cash during the search of a house in Ballymun, Dublin, on Friday afternoon.

Members of the Ballymun District Drugs unit carried out the search as part of a ongoing operation to combat drug dealing in the Ballymun area. This ongoing operation has resulted in several arrests and seizures of heroin, crack cocaine, cannabis herb and cash over the past month.

Superintendent Finbarr Murphy of Ballymun Garda Station said gardaí in the area would “continue to clamp down on those involved in selling drugs and anti social behaviour”