Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €16,000 in Balbriggan

Yesterday (31/10/2019), as part of an intelligence led operation, Revenue officers seized approximately 800 grams of herbal cannabis, with an estimated value of €16,000 following a search, under warrant, of a house in Balbriggan, Co Dublin.

The joint operation was conducted by Revenue’s Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and Gardaí from the Drugs Unit in Balbriggan.

A 25 year old Polish woman was arrested by Gardaí and is currently being detained at Balbriggan Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

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 [01/11/2019]