Revenue seize herbal cannabis and cocaine in house in Co. Meath

On Saturday (23/11/2019), as a result of an intelligence led operation, Revenue officers seized approximately 450g of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €9,000 and 18g of cocaine with an estimated street value of €1,260 following a search, under warrant, of a house in the Kells area of Co Meath.

The joint operation was conducted by Revenue’s Customs Service, the Garda Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Drugs Unit based in Slane, Co. Meath.

A 34 year old Irish man was arrested by Gardaí at the scene.

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.

ENDS [25/11/2019]