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A picture of what was seized by Gardaí and Revenue officers yesterday. An Garda Síochána/Revenue
joint operation

Man charged after seizure of €760k worth of cannabis hash and herb in South Dublin

The raid took place yesterday and targeted members of an organised crime operation in Dublin.

LAST UPDATE | 19 Jul 2023

A MAN IN his 40s has been charged after members of the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau and Revenue Customs Service seized of over 100 kilograms of cannabis resin and herb in south Dublin.

The raid, which took place yesterday in a commercial residence in south Dublin, was targeting members of an organised crime operation in the Dublin region, according to a statement from An Garda Síochána.

During an initial search, Gardaí and revenue officers located and seized over 100 kilograms of cannabis resin, or hash, with a estimated value of €600,000.

During a follow-up search of the same property, the officers and Gardaí found approximately eight kilograms of herbal cannabis, estimated to be worth €160,000. 

The total of both seizures from the property is worth €760,000. One man in his 40s was arrested.

Gardaí confirmed this afternoon that the man has since been charged and will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this afternoon, at 4.30pm.

In a statement from the Revenue Commission a spokesperson said: “These seizures are part of Revenue’s ongoing joint investigations targeting organised crime groups and the importation, sale and supply of illegal drugs.”

A spokesperson for Gardaí said investigations into the seizure are currently ongoing.

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