Suspected Drug Peddler arrested following drug seizure worth €1.6 million


A man, said to be in his 30s has been arrested by the Irish authorities, following the seizure of large cache of hard drugs.

The man, who was arrested at the scene, is currently detained at Clondalkin Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996. 

His apprehension was made possible by the joint effort of the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau and the Special Crime Task Force investigating serious organised criminal activity in West Dublin, searched an industrial unit in Newcastle, Co Dublin.

Approximately €1.6 million worth of cannabis herb was recovered.