The suspected cannabis seized.

€1.35m cannabis seizure

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Two men arrested in connection with the seizure of approximately €1.35 million of suspected cannabis herb in the Meath area las Friday have been charged and will appear before a special sitting of Navan District Court at 12pm today, Sunday, May 30.

As part of ongoing investigations targeting persons suspected to be involved in organised crime, personal attached to the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) carried out an operation in the Meath area on Friday, May 28.

Gardaí have seized €1.35 million worth of Cannabis and arrested two men following a GNDOCB operation in Co. Meath on...

Posted by An Garda Síochána onFriday, 28 May 2021

A vehicle and one premises were searched as part of this operation. 67.5kg of Cannabis Herb (pending analysis) with a value of €1.35 million was discovered and seized.

Two men, both aged in their 30s, were arrested as part of this investigation and detained at Finglas and Ashbourne Garda Stations under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.