Two men arrested after €370,000 drugs seizure in Tallaght

Heroin and Zopiclone discovered during search of house and car on Thursday

Drugs discovered by gardaí during a search operation in Tallaght. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Drugs discovered by gardaí during a search operation in Tallaght. Photograph: Garda Press Office

 

Two men have been arrested after gardaí seized more than €370,000 worth of drugs during a search in Dublin.

As part of an operation into the sale of controlled substances in the Tallaght area, gardaí searched a property at Russell Green, Tallaght, on Thursday.

During a search of the house and a car, gardaí discovered heroin with an estimated value of €363,300 and Zopiclone - a sleeping medication - worth an estimated €8,600, pending analysis.

Two men (aged 24 and 31) were arrested. Both are being held at Tallaght Garda station under section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 as amended.