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Gardaí seize €240,000 worth of cannabis in Dublin after stopping car

The driver of the car – a 29-year-old man – was arrested at the scene.

Cherry Orchard Drive in Ballyfermot.
Cherry Orchard Drive in Ballyfermot.
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GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED cannabis herb worth an estimated €240,000 in Dublin.

Gardaí seized the drugs when they stopped a car at Cherry Orchard Drive in Ballyfermot, Dublin at about 6.45pm yesterday evening.

The driver of the car – a 29-year-old man – was arrested at the scene.

He was taken to Ronanstown Garda Station and is currently detained for questioning under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

The arrest was made as part of ongoing investigations targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Ballyfermot area of Dublin.

Read: Gardaí uncover large cannabis grow house and seize €1.5m-worth of plants

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