Gardaí seize €250000 worth of cannabis at random traffic stop on motorway

first_img Source: FacebookA TRAFFIC STOP on the M7 motorway in Co Laois saw gardaí seize €250,000 worth of cannabis herb from a car that attempted to pass through the checkpoint.The multi-agency checkpoint, involving Revenue and customs officers, the Road Safety Authority and others along with gardaí, was carried out at Doon, near Borris-in-Ossory in the midlands county. By Cianan Brennan Friday 24 Feb 2017, 6:52 PM Feb 24th 2017, 6:52 PM The Laois seizure Source: ciananThe sole occupant of the car involved, a man in his 30s, was arrested and is currently being held at Portlaoise Garda Station.A forensic examination of the car is pending. The Ballyfermot seizure Source: FacebookSeparately, €180,000 (nine kilograms) worth of herbal cannabis was seized by the Garda drugs bureau, in partnership with customs officials, in Ballyfermot, Co Dublin, today.A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and is currently being held in Ballyfermot Garda Station.Read: The Charleton Tribunal has an official (different) name, and its opening statement is due next MondayRead: The Policing Authority chair has a ‘degree of confidence’ in the Garda Commissioner Short URL https://jrnl.ie/3257781 center_img 60 Comments Gardaí seize €250,000 worth of cannabis at random traffic stop on motorway in Laois Nearly half a million euro worth of the drug has been seized today across the country. Share8 Tweet Email 20,122 Views Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more