Half a kilo of cannabis and €35k cash found in home in Naas

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Half a kilo of cannabis and €35k cash found in home in Naas
16:57 Thursday 17th of May 2018

1/2Kg of Herbal Cannabis with an estimated value of €12,000 euro together with €35,000 was found by Gardai in a house in Naas.

The search was carried out as part of ongoing joint investigations targeting drug importations in Co Kildare.

A joint intelligence-led operation on Tuesday was conducted by the Revenue’s Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and Gardai from the Drugs Unit in Naas.

During this operation, a package was seized by Customs, which contained over 1/2Kg of Herbal Cannabis (pending analysis) with an estimated value of €12,000 euro together with a quantity of cash, approximately €35,000.

A 22 year old male were arrested as part of the operation by Gardai.

He was detained at Naas Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 and released last night.

A file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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