Saturday 14 December 2019

Man arrested as gardai seize cannabis herb valued at €37,000


A man in his 50s has been arrested in a garda raid at a Wicklow property.

Gardai targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Wicklow area carried out a planned search of a property at Ballard, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow earlier this morning.  

During the search cannabis herb and cannabis plants with a combined estimated street value of up to €37,000 (pending analysis) was seized.

A male in his 50’s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Bray Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

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