31/03/2016

Man Arrested Over Galway Cannabis Seizure

A 43-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the seizure of herbal cannabis in Galway.

As part of an intelligence led joint operation involving Revenue's Customs Service, the Garda's Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, and the Galway Drugs Unit, a house in the Galway area was searched yesterday, 30 March.

Approximately 800 grams of herbal cannabis valued at around €12,000 was seized by Customs.

The man was arrested by Gardaí under S.15 of the Misuse of Drugs Acts (as amended) and is detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Mill St Garda Station, Galway.

Investigations are continuing.

(MH/LM)

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