A 34-year-old man is due to appear in court today in connection with the €3.36 million cannabis herb seizure in Dublin yesterday.
Officers attached to the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) intercepted a vehicle in the Lucan area of West Dublin on Friday with a subsequent search of a vehicle resulting in the seizure of suspected cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €3.36 million.
Two men, aged 48 and 34, were arrested and detained by gardaí.
Gardaí have since charged one man who is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning, Saturday, at 10.30am.
The second man, aged 48, who was arrested in relation to the investigation has been released without charge and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
“Gardaí have charged one man who was arrested yesterday, Friday 8th September 2023, following the seizure of €3.36 million worth of cannabis herb by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau,” a spokesperson said.
“The man (aged 34) is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice (Court 2) this morning, Saturday 9th September 2023 at 10.30am.
“The second man (aged 48) who was arrested in relation to this investigation has been released without charge. A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.”