Friday 24 May 2019

Cannabis worth 1.5 million euro seized in Dublin

The Garda said the haul was made after a vehicle in the west of the city was stopped and searched

Gardai seized cannabis with a street value of 1.5 million euro on Tuesday (Niall Carson/PA Wire)
Gardai seized cannabis with a street value of 1.5 million euro on Tuesday (Niall Carson/PA Wire)

By Michelle Devane, Press Association  

A man has been arrested after cannabis worth more than 1.5 million euro was seized by Gardai.

The drugs haul was made in west Dublin on Tuesday afternoon when officers from the national drugs and organised crime bureau stopped a vehicle and conducted a search.

It was part of an operation targeting organised criminality in the Dublin area.

A man, aged 66, was arrested at the scene. He is being detained at Lucan garda station.

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