Friday, January 07, 2022

GARDAÍ in Clondalkin seized almost 200Kgs of cannabis yesterday (6 January) worth over €1.6m, and arrested one man.

As part of ongoing investigations targeting persons suspected of involvement with an organised crime group operating in the Dublin and Meath area, a joint operation was conducted by personnel attached to the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and Revenue Customs Service.

During the course of this operation, a vehicle was stopped and searched in the Clondalkin area of Dublin.

A total 155 kilograms of cannabis resin and 35 kilograms of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €1.63m was seized by Revenue Officers.

Gardaí arrested a 33 year-old man at the scene, and he is currently detained at Ronanstown Garda Station pursuant to Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.

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