Drugs worth €570,000 seized in Dublin

Man arrested following discovery of cannabis resin at house in Cherry Orchard

Cannabis resin worth an estimated ¤570,000 was discovered at a house in west Dublin this morning. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Cannabis resin worth an estimated ¤570,000 was discovered at a house in west Dublin this morning. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Fri, Apr 5, 2013, 21:51

A man in his 30s was arrested in west Dublin today in connection with the discovery of cannabis resin with an estimated street value of €570,000.

The drugs were seized during a raid of a house in the Cherry Orchard area this morning.

The man was arrested at the scene and is being detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Ballyfermot Garda Station. He can be held for up to seven days.

A Garda spokesman said the investigation is ongoing.