Gardai seize large amount of cannabis in Finglas

Image provided by gardai of the drugs seized
Image provided by gardai of the drugs seized

A garda operation targeting organised crime netted a large quantity of cannabis in Dublin yesterday.

Officers searching in the Finglas area of north Dublin yesterday afternoon discovered and seized 30 kgs of Cannabis (subject to analysis) and a half of kilo of Cannabis Herb (subject to analysis) with an estimated street value of €190,000.

A quantity of cash was also seized during the operation.

Two men, one aged 45, one aged 56, were arrested and taken to Blanchardstown Garda Station.

The 45-year-old man is expected to appear before the Courts of Criminal Courts of Justice, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8 at 10.30am this morning charged in connection with this investigation.

The second man remains in Garda custody.