Gardaí seize €1 million worth of cannabis in Dublin

Man arrested after National Drugs Unit search at North West Business Centre

Cannabis worth an estimated €1 million was seized by gardaí following the search of an industrial premises in Dublin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Cannabis worth an estimated €1 million was seized by gardaí following the search of an industrial premises in Dublin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Sat, Jun 22, 2013, 18:21

Cannabis worth an estimated €1 million has been seized and a man arrested after a Garda operation in Dublin.

Members of the National Drugs Unit based at Dublin Castle searched an industrial premises at the North West Business Centre yesterday (Friday) evening.

A Garda spokemsna said that during the course of the search, some 100 kilos of cannabis resin and herb was discovered. This is subject to analysis.

The scene is currently being technically examined.

A 39-year-old man was arrested at the scene and he is being held at Blanchardstown Garda station under the provisions of section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 as amended.