Revenue seize drugs worth €180,000 at Dublin Airport

Revenue seize drugs worth €180,000 at Dublin Airport

Yesterday (13/12/2020), as a result of routine profiling, Revenue officers at Dublin Airport seized 3kgs of Crystal Methamphetamine, following a search of the checked baggage of a woman that had disembarked a flight from Dubai. The illegal drugs have an estimated value of €180,000.

A South African woman in her 20s was arrested by Gardaí and is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drugs Trafficking Act 1996 at Ballymun Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.

These seizures are part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting drug smuggling. If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding smuggling they can contact Revenue in confidence on freephone number 1800 295 295.

[ENDS 14/12/2020]

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