Gardai seize €140,000 worth of cannabis in Clondalkin

By William O'Connor

Gardaí seized €140,000 worth of cannabis in Clondalkin and arrested two men in relation to the seizure on Saturday evening.

In a statement released this morning, Gardaí said shortly after 5pm, a vehicle was stopped in the Clondalkin area and detected a smell of cannabis from the vehicle. 

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Garda seize €140,000 worth of cannabis in Clondalkin (Image: An Garda Siochana)

As a result Gardaí conducted a search of the vehicle and detected €100,000 of suspected cannabis herb.

A follow up search resulted of a premises in the Ballyfermot area resulted in the seizure of a further €40,000 cannabis and a small quantity of suspected cocaine.

Two men, both in their 20s were arrested as a result. They are currently being detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Clondalkin Garda station.

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