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€544,000 Cannabis Seized - Dublin Airport 26th March 2023

Issue Date: 27th March 2023

Gardaí have arrested a man, following a seizure of drugs by Revenue Customs Service at Dublin Airport yesterday evening, Sunday 26th March, 2023.

At approximately 5pm, a man who arrived in Dublin Airport was stopped by Revenue Customs personnel and a search of his luggage was conducted.

During the course of the search approximately 27kg of suspected cannabis was found. The value of drugs seized is estimated at €544,000 (analysis pending).

The man, aged in his 60s, was arrested and taken to a Garda Station in North County Dublin, where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.