Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €20,000 in South Inner City Dublin

Yesterday (10/12/2019), as part of an intelligence-led operation, Revenue officers seized 1kg of herbal cannabis following a search, under warrant, of a premises in the South Inner City area of Dublin. The illegal drugs, concealed in a package, have an estimated street value of €20,000.

The joint operation was conducted by Revenue’s Customs Service, the Garda Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau and Gardaí from the Drugs Unit attached to Kevin Street Garda Station.

A male was arrested at the scene by Gardaí and was detained under the provisions of section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Kevin Street Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.

This operation was part of ongoing joint investigations targeting organised crime groups. If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding drug smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

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