Gardaí have arrested a man and seized a quantity of drugs in a joint operation with Revenue’s Customs Service.
The search was part of on-going joint investigations targeting drug importations in the West Dublin area.
The operation was carried out by the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau, Finglas Drugs Unit and the Revenue’s Customs Service and on 31st of January, they searched a house in Dublin 15.
During this operation, a package was seized by Customs, which contained approximately 11.5Kgs of Herbal Cannabis with an estimated street value of €230,000 euro (subject to analysis).
As well as this, around €10,000-euro worth of cocaine (subject to analysis) and a small quantity of cash was found. The cannabis had been concealed within a large soft toy.
A 55-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is detained under Section 2 of The Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Blanchardstown Garda Station.