Two held over seizure of €180,000 of cannabis in Dublin

Men in their 50s arrested after 9kg of drug found during operation in Blanchardstown

Gardaí have arrested two men in their 50s after seizing herbal cannabis worth an estimated €180,000 in Dublin. File photograph: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg.

Gardaí have arrested two men in their 50s after seizing herbal cannabis worth an estimated €180,000 in Dublin. File photograph: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg.

 

Gardaí have arrested two men in their 50s after seizing herbal cannabis worth an estimated €180,000 in Dublin.

About 9kg of the drug was seized during an operation by Customs at a house on Blakestown Road in Blanchardstown as part of a joint investigation targeting drug importation.

The arrested men are being detained at Finglas Garda station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.