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Stun guns and cannabis seized in Dublin

Stun guns and cannabis seized in Dublin

A consignment of stun guns and cannabis have been recovered in three separate operations in Dublin.

The stun guns were seized at a property in Alderwood, Tallaght yesterday morning as part of an operation targeting the illegal importation of firearms.

They had been imported from the Netherlands.

A 24-year-old man was arrested and taken to Tallaght Garda Station.

He has been released and a file is to be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Separately two men and a women have been arrested after cannabis worth more than €500,000 was seized in Blanchardstown.

A car was stopped by gardaí on Mill Road at around 7.30pm last night.

A quantity of cannabis herb was found, and two men aged 42 and 39 and a 46-year-old woman were arrested.

Follow up seaches were carried out and a further cannabis discovery was made at a premises on Fortlawn Drive.

Gardaí say the drugs seized have an estimated street value of more than €560,000, subject to analysis.

The three people who were arrested are being held at Blanchardstown, Finglas and Lucan garda stations.

Meanwhile, Revenue customs officers at Dublin Port have seized 24kg of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €480,000.

The drugs were discovered in a consignment that was said to contain “goods” when it arrived in the port from Spain.

The seizure was made today as a result of routine profiling.

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