Arrest made after €169,000 worth of Alprazolam seized in North Dublin

The drugs were found as part of joint operation between gardaí and Revenue
Arrest made after €169,000 worth of Alprazolam seized in North Dublin

Muireann Duffy

A man has been arrested after a large quantity of drugs was seized in North Dublin on Friday.

As part of a joint operation conducted by gardaí and the Revenue Customs Service, 84,510 Alprazolam tablets with an estimated value of €169,020 were seized.

Gardaí said the operation was part of ongoing investigation targeting those suspected of being involved in organised crime in the area.

A male in his late teens was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained at Ballymun Garda station under section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Gardaí added that investigations into the matter are ongoing.

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