Following a search of the truck cannabis herb (pending analysis) with an estimated street value in excess of €4 million euro was discovered. The driver of the truck, a male in his late 40s, was arrested at the scene and is currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Lucan Garda Station. (He can be held for up to seven days.)
The truck has been seized for a technical examination.
Investigations are ongoing and further updates will follow.