Gardaí intercept consignment of cannabis and arrest man in organised crime probe

Pic via Gardaí

Gardaí investigating organised crime in Dublin have seized around €180,000 of cannabis.

Customs Officers, Gardaí and officers from the Serious Crime Task Force intercepted the consignment which arrived into Ireland.

A subsequent search today in the Ballyfermot area has resulted in the seizure of around 9kgs of herbal cannabis.

A man in his 40s was arrested and is being held at Ballyfermot Garda Station under the provisions of section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

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