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Laura Lyne

Man arrested as imitation gun and drugs found during north Dublin raids

A man has been arrested after €38k of drugs and an imitation gun were found during raids in north Dublin today.

As part of Operation Tara gardai carried out searches in Clontarf, Raheny and Howth in an effort to stop organised drug dealing. During the raids they found cocaine, cannabis and MDMA as well as the imitation firearm.

The man was arrested during the searches. Gardai shared an image of the illegal items found during the raids to social media.

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They said: "Gardaí seized €38,000 worth of cocaine, cannabis and MDMA as well as an imitation firearm during a number of searches in Clontarf, Raheny and Howth today, under Operation Tara, in ongoing efforts to disrupt the distribution of controlled drugs in the area. One male was arrested."

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