€100k worth of cannabis seized in Coolock

Man detained at Raheny Garda Station

by Rose Barrett
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A joint Garda Síochána and Revenue Customs Service operation resulted in €100,000 worth of cannabis being seized today, Friday November 4.

The seizure was part of ongoing investigations targeting persons suspected to be involved in an organised crime group operating in the Coolock area, a joint operation was conducted by personnel attached to the Revenue Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) along with the DMR North Central Coolock and Clontarf Drugs Units.

A premises was searched in the Coolock area and drugs consisting of 5.5kg of suspected herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €110,000 was seized by Revenue Officers.

Gardaí arrested a male, aged 35 years, who is currently detained at Raheny Garda Station pursuant to Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Investigations are ongoing. Photograph Garda Press Office

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