Revenue seize cannabis worth over €34,000 at Dublin Mail Centre

Today (14/08/2020), as a result of routine operations, and with the assistance of detector dog Bailey, Revenue officers at Dublin Mail Centre seized over 1.7kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of over €34,000.

The illegal drugs were discovered in four separate parcels which originated from Canada & the United States. The parcels were declared as items such as ‘Lego Starwars X-Wing’, ‘Fortnite Nerf Gun’, ‘A Book’ and ‘Marvel Backpack’ and all were destined for delivery to addresses in Dublin and Kildare.

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 14/08/2020]