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€132,000 Cannabis Seized - Joint Operation, GNDOCB and Revenue, Co. Sligo, 22nd March 2023

Issue Date: 22 March 2023

As part of an intelligence led operation targeting persons suspected to be involved in organised crime in the Sligo, a Joint Operation was conducted by personnel attached to the Revenue Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the Sligo Divisional Drugs Unit, today, Wednesday 22nd of March 2023.

During the course of this operation Revenue officers seized approximately 6.6 kilograms of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €132,400.

Gardaí arrested one male aged 22 who is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at a Garda Station in Co. Sligo.

Investigations are ongoing.