Revenue seize drugs worth €204,000 in County Meath

Revenue seize drugs worth €204,000 in County Meath

Today (24/02/2021), as part of an intelligence led operation, Revenue officers seized over 10kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €204,000, following the search, under warrant, of a premises in the Trim area of Co. Meath.

The seizure was made as a result of a joint intelligence led operation conducted by Revenue’s Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB), the Meath Divisional Drugs Units and the Trim Detective Unit.

A 40 year old man was arrested at the scene and is currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996 at Trim Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.

This operation was part of Revenue’s ongoing joint investigations targeting organised crime groups and the importation, sale and supply of illegal drugs. 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.

[ENDS 24/02/2021]

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