Cannabis worth estimated €1.63m seized during Clondalkin search
A MAN has been arrested following a drug search in Clondalkin yesterday where cannabis resin and cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €1,630,000 was seized.
On Thursday January 6, as part of ongoing investigations targeting persons suspected of involvement with an organised crime group operating in the Dublin and Meath area, a joint operation was conducted by personnel attached to the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and Revenue Customs Service.
During the course of this operation, a vehicle was stopped and searched in the Clondalkin area.
According to a Garda statement released, up to 155 kilograms of cannabis resin and 35 kilograms of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €1.63m was seized by Revenue officers.
Gardai arrested a 33 year-old man at the scene. He is currently detained at Ronanstown Garda Station.
Investigations are ongoing.