Herbal cannabis worth over €132,000 seized and man arrested in Sligo
Gardaí arrested a man (22) who is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at a garda station
Over 6kgs of herbal cannabis worth more than €132,000 have been seized and one man arrested following a search in Co Sligo today.
The bust was made during a joint operation involving Revenue Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the Sligo Divisional Drugs Unit,
Revenue officers seized approximately 6.6 kilograms of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €132,400.
Gardaí arrested a man (22) who is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at a garda station in Co. Sligo.
A garda spokesperson said: “As part of an intelligence led operation targeting persons suspected to be involved in organised crime in the Sligo, a Joint Operation was conducted by personnel attached to the Revenue Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the Sligo Divisional Drugs Unit, today, Wednesday 22nd of March 2023.”
Investigations are ongoing.
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