Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €1,250,000 in Kildare

Yesterday, 27/06/2024, as part of an intelligence-led operation, Revenue officers seized approximately 62.5kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €1,250,000 in the Kildare area.

The seizure was made as a result of a joint operation conducted by Revenue’s Customs Service and the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB). A further €12,000 worth of cocaine was recovered by Gardaí in a follow-up search.

Two males, aged in their 20s and 30s respectively, were arrested by An Garda Síochána and are currently detained at a Garda Station in County Kildare under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.

[ENDS 28/06/2024]