Former Garda arrested as €600k of cannabis herb seized in organised crime investigation
1st October 2021
A FORMER GARDA has been arrested today as part of an investigation into organised crime in Dublin.© Alamy Stock Photo
The Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (GNBCI) seized €600,000 worth of cannabis herb, subject to analysis, and €47,000 of cash during five searches in Dublin today.
Gardaí found and seized 30kg of cannabis herb.
One man, a former Garda aged 61, was arrested during the the operation on suspicion of involvement in offences that relate to the alleged enhancing of a criminal organisation’s ability to commit or facilitate a serious offence.
The man is currently detained at Irishtown Garda Station under section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act 2007.