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Drug Seizure and arrests - Cannabis (€127,000) at Stamullen, Meath on the 4/6/19

Drug Seizure and arrests - Cannabis (€127,000) at Stamullen, Meath on the 4/6/19

On 4/6/19 the Meath Divisional Drugs Unit carried out a search at a house in the Mill Lane area of Stamullen, Meath, as part of ongoing investigations into the sale and supply of illegal drugs in the Meath area.

A search of the house resulted in the discovery of 22 Cannabis plants (pending analysis) and approximately 5.5kg of cannabis herb (pending analysis) with an estimated value of just over €127,000.

Two men, both aged in their 30s, were arrested at the scene and were detained at Ashbourne Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. One man was released without charge and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions. The other man was charged in relation to the incident and is due to appear before Dundalk District Court on 5/6/19 at approximately 10am.  

Note: Images of the seizure are expected to be available to us later today, 5/6/19, and will be posted on our social media platforms.