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30th Jun 2017

Man Arrested Following Major Drug Bust Worth €5 Million

Alana Laverty

An enormous €5.3 million worth of cannabis and cocaine has been seized by Gardaí in Co. Meath. 

Officers from the Meath Divisional Drugs Unit, Ashbourne Detective Unit and the Garda Dog Unit were involved in the planned operation which involved the search of a house, lands and cars at Clinstown in Stamullen yesterday afternoon. 

According to, around 160kg of suspected cannabis herb, around 30kg of suspected cocaine, and 2.5kgs of suspected Cannabis Resin were discovered and seized. 

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Kells Garda Station.

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