Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth over €51,000 in Co. Cavan

Last Friday (13/8/2021), as a result of an intelligence led operation, Revenue officers seized over 2.5 kgs of herbal cannabis, with an estimated value of over €51,000, following the search of a flat in the Baileborough area of County Cavan.

The seizure was made as a result of a joint operation conducted between Revenue's Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the Cavan and Monaghan District Drugs Unit.

A 27-year-old man was arrested by An Garda Síochána and is currently detained under Section 2 of The Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996 at Baileborough Garda Station. Investigations are ongoing.

This operation was part of Revenue’s ongoing joint investigations targeting organised crime groups and the importation, sale and supply of illegal drugs. 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 13/08/2021]