Almost €1M in herbal cannabis seized
Man arrested following search in Cavan earlier today
Herbal cannabis worth almost €1M has been seized following two separate searches in Cavan and Clondalkin.
Revenue officers seized approximately 19.1kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €382,000 earlier today (Monday), November 27, in Cavan.
It was part of an intelligence-led joint operation conducted in Cavan by Revenue’s Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the Cavan Divisional Detective Unit,
One male in his 30s 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 the Cavan area.
Investigations are ongoing in this matter.
In a separate operation conducted last Thursday, November 23, 2023, as part of an intelligence-led operation, Revenue officers seized approximately 29.46kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €589,200 in west Dublin.
A man in his 40s was arrested by An Garda Síochána, he was detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Clondalkin Garda Station in Dublin and was later charged with offences under the Misuse of Drugs Act and appeared before CCJ on November 25, 2023.