Cannabis seizure at Oldcastle

Story by Ann Casey

Friday, 26th April, 2019 11:36am

Cannabis seizure at Oldcastle

Gardai have seized  €40,000 worth of herbal cannabis in a search of a premises in Oldcastle.
Gardai intercepted a quantity of drugs for delivery to an address at  Newcastle. Oldcastle, yesterday (Thursday) as part of a joint operation between members attached to the Meath Divisional Drug Unit and the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.
They allowed a controlled delivery to go ahead and then searched the premises where 2kg of cannabis in herbal form with an estimated street value of €40,000 (subject to analysis) was recovered and one man was arrested. This man, who is in his mid twenties, is currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Kells Garda station.
Investigations are ongoing.

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