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Ongoing operation Investigations continue at Dublin site where 13 vehicles and cannabis was seized

'The purpose of the operation was to prevent the continued destruction of council and private property and other illegal activity'

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Gardaí have said investigations are ongoing into an operation at a site at Grove Park in Dublin 17 where a number of vehicles as well as a quantity of illegal drugs were seized.

Gardaí added that no arrests have been made following the operation that was conducted alongside Dublin City Council personnel.

However, during the course of the search, a quantity of cannabis was discovered while 13 vehicles were seized under the provisions of Section 41 of the Road Traffic Act.

A spokesperson for Dublin City Council confirmed that yesterday’s operation at Grove Lane was conducted jointly by the council and the gardaí.

“The purpose of the operation was to prevent the continued destruction of council and private property and other illegal activity,” the spokesperson said.

“A large number of vehicles were seized by the gardaí and a quantity of illegal drugs was recovered.”

The spokesperson added: “The site was secured and made safe against further damage and incursion.

“A number of unregistered and unchipped animals were also recovered.”

It was reported that dozens of officers and Dublin City Council staff arrived at the site at Grove Lane that is located near to the Clarehall Shopping Centre yesterday morning.

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