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Man arrested after cannabis worth €1.5 million seized in Dublin

It was discovered during an intelligence-led operation by the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.

Gardaí from the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau have seized Cannabis worth an estimated €1.5 million and arrested a man in Dublin. 

Members from the unit, targeting organised crime in the Dublin area, stopped and searched a vehicle in West Dublin this afternoon as part of an intelligence-led operation. 

Cannabis herb was seized and a 66-year-old man was arrested at the scene. 

He is currently being detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Lucan Garda station. 

Investigations are ongoing. 

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