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drug haul Man (40s) charged after €70k worth of suspected cannabis seized in Tallaght


A man has been charged after gardai seized €70,000 worth of cannabis in Dublin on Sunday evening.

Officers made the discovery on Sunday evening when members of the Tallaght District Drugs Unit spotted a vehicle "driving erratically" in the Donomore Estate.

The car was subsequently followed and stopped whereby gardaí discovered approximately 2.5kg of cannabis was found inside.

A follow up search of an address in the Tallaght area yielded a further find of 1kg of cannabis.

The total value of the drugs seized is approximately €70,000 subject to forensic analysis.

The man (40s) was arrested and detained.

He is due to appear before Tallaght District Court this morning having been charged in relation to this incident.

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