Man (52) arrested after €730k worth of cannabis found concealed in farm machinery
Cannabis worth around €730k was seized by customs officers after it was discovered concealed in farm machinery.
The seizure came as part of a joint investigation being conducted by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, the Serious Crime Task Force and Revenue’s Customs Service.
Custom's new mobile scanner was used to search a haulage vehicle that had arrived into Ireland containing farm machinery, via Dublin Port.
The seizure was made on Friday June 30 and on July 5 a 52-year-old man was arrested in Moneygall, Co Tipperary.
He is currently detained at Nenagh Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice ( Drug Trafficking ) Act 1996.