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Man (23) arrested after estimated €20k worth of herbal cannabis seized in west Dublin

He is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996.

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A MAN HAS been arrested after gardaí seized herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €20,000 in Dublin. 

As part of an intelligence led operation targeting organised crime groups operating in the west Dublin area, a joint operation was carried out by Revenue’s Customs Service and gardaí today. 

During the course of the operation, a package containing around 1kg of herbal cannabis with a estimated street value of €20,000 (subject to analysis), together with other drugs-related paraphernalia, was seized by customs officers at a house in the Lucan area. 

Gardaí arrested a 23-year-old man at the scene in connection with the investigation. 

He is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996 at Ronanstown Garda Station. 

Investigations are ongoing.

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