Man arrested after €1.6m worth of cannabis seized in Dublin
7th January 2022
A man was arrested after €1.63 million worth of cannabis was seized in Dublin yesterday.
Revenue officers seized 155kg of cannabis resin and 35kg of herbal cannabis after stopping and searching a vehicle in the Clondalkin area of Dublin yesterday.
A man in his 30’s was arrested by gardaí in connection with the seizure and is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996 at Ronanstown Garda Station.
The seizure was made as a result of a joint operation conducted by the Revenue’s Customs Service and the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB).
“This operation was part of Revenue’s ongoing joint investigations targeting organised crime groups and the importation, sale and supply of illegal drugs,” a spokesperson for Revenue said.
“If businesses, or members of the public, have any information regarding drug smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.”