Issue Date: 12 April 2023
On Monday, 10th April 2023, as a result of ongoing operations undertaken by the Dublin Crime Response Team targeting the sale and supply of illicit drugs in the Dublin Region, a search operation was undertaken in West Dublin.
During the course of a search of a residential premises, cannabis herb, cannabis resin and cannabis jellies with a combined estimated street sale value of €130,000 (subject to analysis) were located and seized.
One person has been arrested and is currently detained in accordance with the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996, at a West Dublin Garda Station.
Chief Superintendent Michael McNulty, Dublin Region, states that, "An Garda Síochána will continue to proactively target individuals involved in the sale and supply of illegal substances, in particular products such as cannabis jellies which if consumed can have a particularly harmful effect on young people and children."