Woman and man arrested following €1.7m heroin seizure in Dublin

Gardai made seizure after planned search of a house in West Dublin

Drugs including diazepam and Xanax were discovered by gardaí in Dublin on Thursday. File photograph: David Sleator

Drugs including diazepam and Xanax were discovered by gardaí in Dublin on Thursday. File photograph: David Sleator

 

Two people have been arrested in connection with the seizure of €1.8 million worth of drugs in in Dublin.

Gardaí from Lucan district drug unit, assisted by gardaí from Ronanstown Garda station carried out a planned search of a residence on Neilstown Road at 5pm.

During the search they discovered heroin with an estimated street value of €1.68 million.

They also found Diazepam and Xanax tablets with an estimated street value of €150,000 and cannabis herb worth up to €10,000.

A man in his 50s and a woman in her 40s were arrested at the scene and are in Garda custody in West Dublin.