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Dublin: 11 °C Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Multi-million euro cannabis find in Dublin, one man arrested

A total of 120 kg of cannabis herb was seized in Coolock with an estimated street value of €2.5 million.

Coolock garda station.
Coolock garda station.
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GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED an estimated €2.5 million worth of cannabis after a number of searches in Coolock in Dublin.

The significant find was made when gardaí from the Coolock Drugs Unit searched a number of premises yesterday afternoon.

One man in his early 40s has been arrested and is being held at Coolock garda station.

At least one of the premises searched is believed to have been a house with a total of 120 kg of cannabis herb seized.

The drugs are subject to analysis but gardaí say they believe the find has an estimated street value of €2.5 million.

The man who was arrested is being detained under drug trafficking legislation and can be held for up to seven days.

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