Gardaí seize €2.58m worth of cannabis in Lusk search yesterdayGary Ibbotson 04 Feb 2021
An Garda Síochána has announced that €2.58m of cannabis was seized in a planned search in Lusk yesterday, Wednesday, February 3.
The operation was a joint procedure with the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the Revenue Custom Service.
Approximately 129 kilograms of cannabis herd was seized during the search which has a street value of approximately €2.58m.
Two men, aged 45 and 52 were arrested and are currently detained in Balbriggan and Dun Laoghaire Garda Stations.
Speaking today, detective chief superintendent Angela Willis, head of GNDOCB said: “The joint operation undertaken yesterday involving participation by the GNDOCB and the Revenue Customs Service, demonstrates An Garda Síochána’s continued determination to work collaboratively with others for the purpose of tackling the importation of controlled drugs into Ireland.
“We will continue to work with Revenue Customs Service and do all within our power to tackle criminality engaged in by organised crime gangs who are involved in the importation and supply of illicit drugs”.