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Gardaí targeting west Dublin criminals seize bagful of cannabis after stopping car in Longford

The seizure is estimated to be worth €200,000.

A photograph of yesterday's garda seizure .
A photograph of yesterday's garda seizure .

GARDAÍ TARGETING A west Dublin criminal gang have seized €200,000 worth of herbal cannabis after stopping a car in Longford.

Members of the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Garda Special Crime Task Force stopped the vehicle in Edgeworthstown yesterday. 

After searching the car, a bag containing a number of parcels of cannabis herb was discovered. Gardaí have estimated that the drugs have a street value of €200,000.

A man in his 50s has been arrested and is being held in Granard Garda Station when he be held for a maximum of 48 hours without the need for a judicial extension.

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