Revenue seizes herbal cannabis worth €160,000 at Portlaoise Mail Centre

Yesterday (16/11/2017), following routine profiling, Revenue officers at Portlaoise Mail Centre seized 8kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €160,000. The drugs were discovered when Revenue detector dog, Stella, gave a positive indication on a parcel that had been consigned from Romania to an address in County Wicklow.

Investigations are on-going with a view to prosecution.

If you have any information about smuggling, contact Revenue’s Confidential Freephone 1800 295 295.

Ends: 17/11/17