Tuesday 23 October 2018

Gardai make arrest over cannabis found at Dublin house

The package seized is estimated to have a value of 24,000 euro.

Police arrested a man after discovering a haul of cannabis (Niall Carson/PA)
Police arrested a man after discovering a haul of cannabis (Niall Carson/PA)

By Aoife Moore, Press Association

Gardai have arrested a man after cannabis herb worth 24,000 euro was seized from a house in Dublin on Tuesday morning.

Gardai raided the property in Lucan with a search warrant assisted by customs units officers.

During the search a package was seized, which contained around one and three quarter kilogrammes of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of 24,000 euro.

A 25-year-old Irishman was arrested at the scene.

He was detained at Ronanstown Garda Station and has since been released for a file to be submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

As part of ongoing joint investigations targeting drug importations, the joint operation was conducted by the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau,the Revenue’s Customs Service from the Dublin Region and the Drugs Unit from Ronanstown.

Investigations are continuing.

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