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.