€80,000 worth of drugs seized in joint Garda and Revenue sting

The operation took place at a house

Justin Kelly

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€80,000 worth of drugs seized in joint Garda and Revenue sting

€80,000 worth of drugs seized in joint Garda and Revenue sting

Revenue officers have seized a package containing 4 kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €80,000, at a house in the Dunmore area of Kilkenny.  

During the joint intelligence led operation by Revenue, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, and the Kilkenny Drugs Unit, Gardaí arrested a 33 year old Irish man, who was detained under Section 2 of The Criminal Justice ( Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996  and brought to Kilkenny Garda Station, for questioning

Investigations are ongoing.

This operation was part of ongoing joint investigations targeting drug importations. If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding drug smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.