Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Questions (794)

Billy Timmins

Question:

916 Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the quantity and street value of illegal drugs seized in Bray, Wicklow Town and Arklow for the years 2002 and 2003; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2282/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform)

I am informed by the Garda authorities that the following is a breakdown of the number of drug seizures and their value in Bray, Wicklow Town and Arklow for 2002 and 2003:

Bray

2002

2003

Drug

Quantity

Value €

Quantity

Value €

Heroin

17 g

3,237

25 g

4,761

Cannabis

242 g

3,073

4.156 kg

52,781

Ecstasy

141 g

2,149

52 g

792

Cocaine

80 g

8,126

114 g

14,627

Amphetamine

1 g

13

2.36 g

30

Total

16,598

72,991

WicklowTown

2002

2003

Drug

Quantity

Value €

Quantity

Value €

Cannabis H

4 g

10

Cannabis R

37 g

470

50 g

635

Ecstasy

2 tablets

30

Methadone

2.5 mg

5

Amphetamine

0.66 g

8

Total

513

645

Arklow

2002

2003

Drug

Quantity

Value €

Quantity

Value €

Heroin

70 g

13,332

22 g

4,190

Cannabis R

1.777 kg

22,562

6.38 kg

81,026

Cannabis H

30 g

76

2.5 g

6

Ecstasy

20 tablets

305

39 tablets

594

Cocaine

1 g

102

Amphetamines

1 g

12

0.3 g

4

Methadone

150 mg

300

20 mg

40

Valium

850 tablets

850

Rohypnol

20 tablets

254

Physeptone

50 mg

100

Total

37,793

85,960