Police seize illegal weed during Dublin bust estimated to be worth $338,800

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A search operation in Dublin paid off big when police discovered and seized €220,000 ($338,800) of suspected cannabis and approximately €5,250 ($8,085) in cash. Armed with a warrant, the Jan. 11 bust shortly after 3 p.m. was part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in the Carrickmines area of the city, notes a statement from Garda , the national police service of the Republic of Ireland. Inside the residence, the police seized about 11 kilograms of suspected weed, which was contained inside various sized packaging. The estimated street value of the cannabis is €220,000 or $338,800. Ireland’s health minister isn’t apologizing for past cannabis use, supports legalization Cucumber camouflage rarely works. Police discovered 600 kilos of cannabis hidden among vegetables in a transport truck The Irish are trading cocaine for cannabis in lockdown: Police Beyond the cannabis, however, Garda confiscated suspected cannabis resin believe to be worth €1,000 ($1,540), a small quantity of cocaine and various drug packaging paraphernalia. The drugs have been sent for analysis. One man in his 50s and another in his 30s were arrested at the scene, the statement notes. The investigation is continuing. Dublin was also the scene of the recent discovery and seizure of six packages of cannabis from Canada and the U.S. that were intercepted at the Dublin Parcel Hub on Jan. 8. The value of weed inside the packages was estimated at almost €36,000 ($55,800).

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