Gardaí arrest one man following seizure of 40kg of cannabis 1 month ago

Gardaí arrest one man following seizure of 40kg of cannabis

€80,000 in cash was also seized.

A man has been arrested in Dublin after a substantial quantity of cannabis was discovered in a vehicle in Dublin.

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As part of an ongoing investigation targeting serious and organised crime, personnel attached to the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB), intercepted and searched the vehicle in the Clondalkin Area of west Dublin on Tuesday 20th October 2020.

In the course of the operation 40kg of cannabis with an estimated street value of €800,000 was seized along with approximately €80,000 in cash.

A man, aged 47, has been arrested and is currently detained pursuant to the provisions of section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Clondalkin Garda Station.