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Gardaí seize €600k worth of cannabis after searching a car in north Dublin

A man in his 30s was arrested following the drugs seizure.

Image: An Garda Síochana/Twitter

GARDAÍ AND THE Revenue Customs Service seized cannabis with an estimated street value of €600,000 during a search in north County Dublin yesterday.

A vehicle was stopped and searched near Man o’War by members of the organised crime bureau.

A statement from the gardaí said that the search was carried out as part of “ongoing intelligence-led investigations”.

During the search, the quantity of cannabis herb was found concealed in the vehicle.

A 34-year-old man was arrested. He is currently being detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Balbriggan Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.

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