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Massive haul of cannabis and cocaine seized by gardai in raid

Massive haul of cannabis and cocaine seized by gardai in raid

The drugs are to undergo further forensic analysis as part of the investigation, the Garda said.

Officers made the discovery in a planned raid at a house in the townland of Clinstown near Stamullen, Co Meath, on Thursday afternoon.

In total 160kg of suspected Cannabis herb, approximately 30kg of suspected Cocaine and 2.5kg of suspected Cannabis Resin was seized during the operation.

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The street value of the cocaine is estimated at €2.1m, while the cannabis herb is thought to be worth around €3.2m and the cannabis resin €50,000.

Following a search of the house, lands and vehicles, police discovered a significant quantity of drugs.

An Irish national aged his early thirities and from the North East of the country was arrested and and was being questioned at Kells Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.


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