Revenue seize cannabis worth over €40,000 at Dublin Mail Centre

Yesterday (27/02/2020), as a result of routine operations, and with the assistance of detector dog Bailey, Revenue officers at Dublin Mail Centre, seized 2kgs of herbal cannabis and 440g of cannabis resin.

The illegal drugs have an estimated value of €42,640 and were discovered in 8 separate parcels which originated from the United States. The parcels were declared as items such as ‘Saltwater Taffy’, ‘denim jacket’ and ‘teddy bear’ and all were destined for delivery to addresses in 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 28/02/2020]