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major sting Gardai seize more than €2.2m of suspected cannabis after raids in Meath and Limerick

Two men, both aged in their 30s, have been arrested as part of this investigation and are currently detained at Finglas and Ashbourne Garda Stations.

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Cannabis seized in Meath

Cannabis seized in Meath

Cannabis seized in Meath

Gardaí have seized €1.35 million worth of cannabis (pending analysis) and arrested two men following a GNDOCB operation in Co. Meath last night.

A vehicle and one premises were searched as part of this operation and 67.5kg of cannabis herb with a value of €1.35 million was discovered and seized.

Two men, both aged in their 30s, have been arrested as part of this investigation and are currently detained at Finglas and Ashbourne Garda Stations.

Meanwhile, Gardaí also carried out an operation targeting the sale, supply and distribution of illegal drugs in the Limerick area.

A number of premises across Limerick city were searched as part of this operation. Cannabis herb (pending analysis) worth €900,000 and approximately €45,000 in cash was discovered and seized.

Eight persons, one woman aged 40s and seven men aged from their 20s - 70s, were arrested. They are all currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at various Limerick city Garda Stations.

This operation represents the ongoing investigations into drug distribution networks in the mid-west.

Investigations are ongoing.

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