Friday 22 September 2017

€2.7m worth of drugs seized in planned garda operation

Credit: Garda Press Office
Credit: Garda Press Office

Elaine Keogh & Louise Kelly

Cannabis with an estimated street value of €2.7m has been seized in a garda operation.

A garda spokesman confirmed that the seizure was made in the Ashbourne area of Co Meath earlier today.

The operation involved members of the Garda Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.

They were supported by the Special Crime Task Force.

Three men aged 58, 41 & 35 were arrested as part of the investigation.

They are currently detained at Ashbourne and Finglas Garda Stations under the provisions of Section 2 – Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

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