Man arrested after €90,000 worth of herbal cannabis seized in Co Louth

The package had originated in Canada

Man arrested after €90,000 worth of herbal cannabis seized in Co Louth

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A man has been arrested after Revenue officers seized around €90,000 worth of herbal cannabis in Co Louth.

Officers seized 4.5 kg of the drug on Friday, found concealed in blankets, in a package that had originated in Canada.

They say this was an intelligence-led operation as part of ongoing joint investigations targeting drug importations the Louth area.

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Revenue's Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Dundalk Garda Drugs Unit were involved.

Gardaí arrested a 28-year-old Irish man who was detained for questioning in Dundalk garda station.

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He is being under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Revenue say investigations are continuing with a view to prosecution.