Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €1,106,000 at Dublin Port

Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €1,106,000 at Dublin Port

Yesterday (03/04/2024), as a result of risk profiling and with the assistance of detector dog James, Revenue officers seized 55.3 kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €1,106,000 at Dublin Port.

The detection was made when Revenue officers stopped a van that had arrived from the UK. The drugs were discovered concealed in vacuum-packed packages among a consignment of bottled water and garden furniture.

A man in his 50s was arrested by An Garda Síochána and is currently detained at a Dublin Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.

This seizure is part of Revenue’s ongoing joint investigations targeting organised crime groups and the importation, sale and supply of illegal drugs. If businesses, or members of the public, have any information regarding drug smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on 1800 295 295.

[ENDS 04/04/2024]

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