Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €52,000 in County Wexford

Yesterday, (11/07/2023), as part of an intelligence-led operation, Revenue officers seized approximately 2.6kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €52,000 in County Wexford.

The seizure was made as a result of a joint operation involving Revenue’s Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the New Ross Detective Unit.

A female in her 30s was arrested by An Garda Síochána and is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at a Garda station in County Wexford.

Investigations are ongoing.

This seizure is part of Revenue’s ongoing joint investigations targeting organised crime groups and the importation, sale and supply of illegal drugs. If businesses, or members of the public, have any information about smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on phone number 1800 295 295.

[ENDS 11/07/2023]