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€600,000 Cannabis and €47,000 Cash Seized, 29th September 2021

On Wednesday 29th September, 2021, personnel attached to the Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (GNBCI) participated in an organised crime related operation, in the course of which five (5) searches were conducted in Dublin.

In the course of the operation thirty (30) kgs of cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €600,000  (subject to analysis) and cash in the amount of €47,000 was located and seized.

One male suspect, aged 61 years was arrested in the course of the operation, to date, on suspicion of involvement in offences contrary to the provisions of section 72 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2006, relating to alleged enhancing the ability of a criminal organisation to commit or facilitate a serious offence.  The arrested person is currently detained at Irishtown Garda Station, pursuant to the provisions of section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act 2007.