Two men arrested after drugs worth €180,000 seized in Dublin

Gardai have arrested two men and seized a quantity of cannabis herb in an operation in Dublin.

As part of ongoing joint investigations targeting drug importations, a joint intelligence led operation was conducted by the Revenue’s Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Finglas/Blanchardstown Drugs Unit, on Monday morning.

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During this operation at a house on Blakestown Road, Blanchardstown, a package was seized by Customs, which contained approximately 9Kgs of Herbal Cannabis, with an estimated value of €180,000.

Two men in their 50s were arrested at the scene, by Gardai.

Both are being detained at Finglas Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996. 

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