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€600,000 Cannabis Seizure - Dublin Airport 29th May 2023

Issue Date: 30th May 2023

Gardaí have charged a male and a female following the seizure of drugs worth €600,000 at Dublin Airport on Monday 29th May, 2023.

At approximately 1pm, Revenue Customs personnel seized cannabis worth €600,000 (analysis pending) at Dublin Airport. The cannabis was discovered in passenger luggage from an inbound flight. Gardaí attached to Ballymun Drugs Unit arrested a male aged in his early 40s at the scene.

In the course of a follow up operation, Gardaí from the Coolock Drugs Unit arrested a woman aged in her late 30s in the Dublin City Centre area later in the afternoon, in connection with the investigation.

Both were detained under Drugs Trafficking legislation at a Garda Station in North Dublin.

They have since been charged and are expected to appear before at sitting of Dublin District Court (C.C.J. No.4) on Wednesday morning, 31st May, 2023.

Investigations are ongoing.