€143k worth of drugs seized by Gardaí in Galway raid

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Organised Crime Gardaí and the Revenue seized drugs worth more than €143,000 in a raid in Galway on Friday.

As part of an intelligence led operation, Revenue officers seized approximately 7.1 kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €143,800 in the Galway area today.

The seizure was made as a result of a joint operation involving Revenue’s Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the Galway Divisional Drugs Unit.

A man, aged in his 20s, was arrested by An Garda Síochána during the course of the operation.

He is currently detained at a Garda Station in County Galway under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

A Garda spokesperson said that no further information is available at this time.