Saturday 23 March 2019

Man held after herbal cannabis seizure in Dundalk

Gardai have arrested a 53-year-old man in Co Louth as part of an ongoing investigation into drug smuggling.

The South African man was detained last night when Customs Officers and Gardai seized around 15 kilos of herbal cannabis in Dundalk.

He had arrived in Dublin Airport earlier yesterday on a flight from Johannesburg, via Amsterdam.

Gardai say the drugs seized had a street value of around ?150,000.

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