Monday 19 August 2019

Man (20s) arrested after cannabis worth over €30,000 seized by gardai

During the search, 1.5kg of cannabis was seized by gardai, with an estimated street value of €31,000. Photo: An Garda Siochana
During the search, 1.5kg of cannabis was seized by gardai, with an estimated street value of €31,000. Photo: An Garda Siochana
Independent.ie Newsdesk

A MAN in his early 20s was arrested earlier today after gardai seized a quantity of cannabis in west Dublin.

Gardai from Lucan and Ronanstown stations executed a search warrant of a house at Esker Lodge in Lucan.

During the search, some 1.5kg of cannabis was seized by gardai, with an estimated street value of €31,000.

The man was arrested at the scene and taken to Ronanstown Garda Station where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal  Justice Act, 1984.

He has since been released from custody and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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