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One Man Arrested - €166,900 Cannabis Herb and €8,000 Cash Seized - Lucan, Co.Dublin 25th September 2021

Issue Date: 26/09/2021

Gardaí have arrested a man and seized €166,900 in suspected cannabis herb, and €8,000 in cash following searches in the Lucan area of Dublin on Saturday, 25th September 2021.

Gardaí on patrol in Lucan stopped a vehicle at approximately 9.15am. A rucksack was found which revealed cannabis herb estimated to be worth €6,900, €4,000 in cash and drug paraphernalia.

A follow up search was carried out under warrant at a nearby residence pursuant to Section 26 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977/84. A further €160,000 in cannabis herb was located along with €4,000 in cash and other drug paraphernalia.

The drugs seized will now be sent for further analysis.

A man, aged in his 20s, was arrested in connection with the search and he was taken to Ronanstown Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

Investigations are ongoing.