€1 million of cannabis seized in Kildare 11 months ago

€1 million of cannabis seized in Kildare

A massive haul.

€1 million worth of cannabis has been seized by Gardaí in Kildare.

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The Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau seized the cannabis with an estimated street value of €1,000,000 and also arrested four men as part of the operation.

At 6.30am this morning, as part of an ongoing investigation targeting serious organised criminal activity, Gardaí intercepted and searched two vehicles in Kildare area.

During the course of this search, ten kilogrammes of cannabis with an estimated street sale value of €200,000 was seized.

A further search was carried out as part of the same investigation, at a number of premises in the Kildare area, where a sophisticated cannabis cultivation operation was located containing over one thousand mature cannabis plants, with an estimated street value of €800,000.

Four males aged in their 50s, 30s, 20s and teens have been arrested and are currently detained in relation to the provisions of Sections 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996, at Naas and Newbridge Garda Stations.