Two arrested after €120k cannabis seizure in Skerries

Two men have been arrested and more than €120,000 worth of suspect cannabis herb was seized during a number of searches in Skerries in Dublin on Thursday evening.
Two arrested after €120k cannabis seizure in Skerries

Two men have been arrested and more than €120,000 worth of suspect cannabis herb was seized during a number of searches in the Skerries area of Co Dublin on Thursday evening.

As part of an investigation in drug sale and supply, gardaí searched a house in the Mourne estate area and seized around €800 worth of cannabis herb, along with a weighing scales.

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene and detained at Balbriggan Garda Station.

He has since been charged and released on bail.

In a related search of a house in the same area later in the evening, cannabis herb, with an estimated value of €120,000 was found by gardaí in large vacuum-packed bags and seized.

Another man, also in his 20s, was arrested at the scene and detained at Ballymun Garda Station.

He has since been released without charge and a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

Gardaí say investigations are ongoing.

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