Revenue seize drugs worth almost €266,000 in Dublin

Revenue seize drugs worth almost €266,000 in Dublin

Yesterday (17/10/2022), as part of routine operations and with the assistance of detector dog Sam, Revenue officers examining parcels at a premises in Dublin seized almost 29kgs of cannabis infused edibles and 13kgs of herbal cannabis with a combined estimated value of €266,000. 

The illegal drugs were discovered in parcels that originated in the United States, declared as items such as ‘Lego’ and ‘Blackberry’, and were destined for addresses across the country. 

Investigations are ongoing.
 These seizures are 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 18/10/22]

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