Revenue seize drugs worth over €110,000 in Dublin Mail Centre

Today (29/03/2021), as a result of routine operations and with the assistance of detector dog Bailey, Revenue officers at Dublin Mail Centre seized over 7.5kgs of various types of illegal drugs including herbal cannabis, cannabis edibles, cannabis resin, cannabis and butane honey oil and 70 reefers. Officers also seized over 1,000 tablets including, Zopiclone, Benzodiazepine and Diazepam.

The illegal drugs have a combined estimated value of almost €110,200 and were discovered in 46 separate parcels that originated in the UK, Spain, USA and Canada.

These parcels were declared as items such as ‘candy’, ‘clothing’, ‘games’, ‘boxing glove stickers’, ‘decals’, ‘tea’ and ‘car interior lights’ and were destined for various addresses throughout Ireland. 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 29/03/2021]