Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €1.2 million in Dublin

Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €1.2 million in Dublin

Yesterday (01/09/2023), as part of an intelligence-led operation, Revenue officers seized approximately 60 kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €1.2 million in the Dublin area.

The seizure was made as a result of a joint operation involving Revenue’s Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the Coolock and Ballymun District Drugs Units.

A man in his 20s was arrested by An Garda Síochána and is currently detained at a Garda Station in County Dublin. Investigations are ongoing.

This seizure was part of Revenue’s ongoing joint investigations involving 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 phone number 1800 295 295.

[ENDS 02/09/2023]

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