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Cannabis worth €2.5 million and two hand grenades seized in Meath

A male was arrested at the property in Gormanston, Co Meath.

59890630_10156953072823001_8091162883183869952_o The estimated value of the drugs is subject to analysis. Source: Garda Press Office

GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €2.5 million after searching a property in Gormanston, Co Meath today.

Two hand grenades were also seized; the Defence Forces’ Explosive Ordnance Disposal team were called to the scene and have made the devices safe.

59686260_10156953072423001_621534488454758400_o Source: Garda Press Office

A male was arrested at the location and is currently detained at Ashbourne Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1996.

The searches were carried out as part of an intelligence-led operation by the Gardaí from Ashbourne Co Meath and the Ballymun Garda Drugs Unit.

Garda investigations are continuing.

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