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Gardaí seize €100k worth of cannabis following search of stolen van

One man was arrested.

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GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED one man following the seizure of €100k worth of cannabis.  As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí from Naas recovered the cannabis in the course of searching a stolen van in Allenwood, Kildare on 9 October.

The drugs seized were sent for analysis to forensic science lab and the van was technically examined by local Garda scenes of crime officers. During a follow-up operation today, a man in his 30s was arrested in Kildare by investigating Gardaí.

He is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Naas Garda Station and can be held for up to seven days.    

The investigation is ongoing and further updates will follow.

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