Sunday 26 February 2017

Man due in court after gardai seize 30kg of cannabis in €200k house raid

Conor Feehan

Conor Feehan

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(Stock image)

A man is due in court this morning after gardai seized 30kg of cannabis worth an estimated €200,000 in a raid on a house in Finglas.

In an intelligence led operation members of the garda Special Crime Taskforce and the Organised Crime Bureau searched a premises yesterday afternoon and discovered the drugs, as well as a half kilo of cannabis herb and an estimated €6,000 in cash.

Two men, aged 45 and 56, were arrested and detained at Blanchardstown garda station for questioning under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (drug trafficking) Act.

One of the men is due to appear at a sitting of the District Court in the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning.

The second man remains in garda custody.

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