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Saturday 17 August 2019

Man arrested in connection with €18k drug seizure in Wexford

900g of herbal cannabis was seized at the property in Enniscorthy
900g of herbal cannabis was seized at the property in Enniscorthy

Evie Kearney

A man has been arrested after €18,000 worth of cannabis was seized at a property in Wexford.

Revenue officers discovered approximately 900g of herbal cannabis at the home in Enniscorthy yesterday.

The arrest came as part of a joint operation aimed at targeting organised crime groups by Revenue's Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, and the Enniscorthy Garda Drugs and Detective Unit.

The 31-year-old male is being detained at Enniscorthy Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Gardaí have said investigations are ongoing and are appealing for any member of the public with information regarding drug smuggling to contact the Revenue or the Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

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