Revenue seize drugs worth €800,000 in Dublin

Today (01/05/2020), as a result of a number of ongoing operations, Revenue officers seized 40kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €800,000 from a parcel depot in Dublin. The illegal drugs were discovered, with the assistance of detector dog James, in a number of boxes containing poster tubes, all of which originated from the Netherlands. All of the parcels were destined for a number of addresses in West Dublin.

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 01/05/2020]