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€830,000 Worth Of Cannabis Seized In Rathcoole

Image: An Garda Siochana

41.5kgs of herbal cannabis was seized at a premises

Yesterday, as part of an intelligence-led operation targeting persons suspected to be involved in organised crime operating in the Dublin Metropolitan Region, a Joint Operation was conducted by personnel attached to the Revenue’s Customs Service and the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB).

As a result of this operation, Revenue officers seized approximately 41.5Kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €830,000, at a premises in Rathcoole.

One male, aged 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 South Dublin.

Investigations are ongoing.

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