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€1.94 Million Drug Seizure - Joint Operation GNDOCB and Revenue Customs Service - Co. Meath - 17/11/21

Issue Date: 18/11/2021

On Wednesday the 17th November 2021 as part of ongoing investigations targeting persons suspected to be involved in an organised crime group operating in the Meath area,

A Joint Operation was conducted by personnel attached to the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB), the Meath Divisional Drugs Unit and the Revenue Customs Service.

During the course of this operation a premises was searched in the Rathfeigh area and 97 kgs of Herbal Cannabis with an estimated street value of €1.94 Million was seized by Revenue Officers.

Gardaí arrested a 59 year old male and a 61 year old male at the scene.

Both males are currently detained at Ashbourne Garda station pursuant to Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
Investigations are ongoing.