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€300,000 of weed seized following search

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Gardai and officers from Revenue have seized cannabis herb worth an estimated €300,000 in Dunboyne, Co Meath.

The discovery was made when officers stopped and searched a van at an industrial estate this afternoon and found 15kg of weed inside the vehicle.

A man in his 30s was arrested and is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Ashbourne Garda Station where he can be detained for up to seven days.

The investigation is ongoing