Gardai release images of seized drugs worth €5.3 million

Gardai release images of seized drugs worth €5.3 million

Gardai have released images of drugs worth €5.3 million which were seized following an operation in County Meath yesterday.

As part of a planned operation by Gardai from Meath Divisional Drugs Unit, a search was conducted at a house at Clinstown, Stamullen, at 2.45pm on Thursday afternoon.

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Garda members from Ashbourne Detective Unit and the Garda Dog Unit assisted in the operation.

Following a search of the house, lands and vehicles present Gardai discovered a significant quantity of drugs.

In total 160 kilos of suspected Cannabis herb, approximately 30 kgs of suspected Cocaine, and 2.5 kgs of suspected Cannabis Resin was seized in this operation.

At the time of reporting it is estimated that the street value of the Cocaine discovered, subject to analysis, is €2.1 million Euro, the street value of the Cannabis Herb is €3.2 million Euro and the Cannabis Resin is valued at €50,000.

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene by and he is currently detained at Kells Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.