29/05/2007

Drugs seized in south Dublin

A number of people have been arrested in a series of raids in south Dublin.

Over 30 houses were raided and 15 people arrested in the Tallaght area and heroin, cocaine, drug paraphernalia and an air rifle were seized by gardai.

Of those arrested, there were 13 men and two women, aged between 18-35. They are currently being detained in Tallaght, Rathfarnham, Clondalkin, Terenure, Crumlin and Rathmines and will appear before Tallaght District Court.

The raids were part of Operation Fossil, which targets street dealers of heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine.

(JM/KMcA)

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