Yesterday, gardaí and revenue officers seized approximately 60kg of cannabis in Dublin.
This was part of an ongoing intelligence led operation targeting persons suspected to be involved in organised crime operating in the Dublin area.
A joint operation was conducted by personnel attached to the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB), the Coolock and Ballymun District Drugs Units and Revenue’s Customs Service. During the course of this operation, Revenue officers seized approximately 60kg of cannabis with an estimated value of €1.2m.
A male (aged 25 years) was arrested by An Garda Síochána and is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996, at a Garda Station in County Dublin. Investigations are ongoing.
Another drugs seizure saw circa €91,000 in value seized in Ballybrack, and two arrests made (Friday, Sepember 1).
Gardaí attached to the Dublin Crime Response Team (DCRT) carried out a search under warrant at a residential property in Ballybrack, Co. Dublin wherein an estimated street value of drugs worth €91,000 was seized.
The drugs are now subject to analysis by Forensic Science Ireland (FSI). Two men (aged in their 50s and 30s) were arrested as part of this investigation. They are both currently detained at a Garda Station in Dublin under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.
Photo An Garda Siochana Press Office shows the drugs seized in Ballybrack yesterday.
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