Revenue seize drugs worth over €150,000 in Athlone

Revenue seize drugs worth over €150,000 in Athlone

Yesterday, (22/03/2022), as part of routine operations, Revenue officers examining parcels at a premises in Athlone seized over 7.5kgs of illegal drugs, including herbal cannabis, cannabis resin and cannabis herb. 

The illegal drugs, with a combined estimated value of more than €150,000, were discovered concealed in parcels that originated in Spain and were destined for addresses in Tipperary and Dublin. 

Investigations are ongoing.

This seizure is part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the importation of illegal drugs. If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

[ENDS 23/03/2022]

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