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Man due in court this morning over €4 million cannabis seizure in Lucan

Gardaí stopped the truck he was driving on Friday and discovered the drugs.


A MAN IN his late 40s arrested in connection with a €4 million cannabis seizure is expected to appear before Blanchardstown District Court this morning.

The man is due before court at 10.30am.

At around 2.50pm on Friday, Gardaí from Ronanstown stopped a truck travelling inbound on the N4 at Lucan Dublin.

Following a search of the truck, cannabis herb with an estimated value of over €4 million was discovered.

The driver of the truck, the man due in court this morning, was arrested at the scene.

He is currently detained at Lucan Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.

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