Drugs – Some Destined for Tipperary – Seized At Dublin Postal Sorting Centre.

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool Bailey, Sam and Flynn”. With apologies to President Abraham Lincoln

Drug detector dog “Bailey”

Drug parcels with street value contents estimated at some €108,000; some of which were intended for Co. Tipperary, have now been seized by Revenue officers at a Dublin Mail Centre.

Following a routine operation yesterday, some 5.3kgs of herbal cannabis, almost 270g of cannabis oil , together with butane honey oil (Latter a relatively new method of administering or ingesting cannabis, known in the trade as ‘Dabs’, ‘Shatter’, or ‘Wax Butter’ ) and 450g of cannabis edibles, (e.g. Infused Chocolate, Jelly Gummies, Nut Butter etc), were located by Revenue detector dog “Bailey”.

The seizures announced today are part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the importation of illegal drugs.

The illegal drugs were located we understand in 21 separately, mailed packages that originated initially in Spain, United Kingdom and the USA.

These parcels had been declared as containing items such as ‘Pillows’, ‘Toys’, ‘Sports Shoes’, ‘Custom Stationary’ and ‘Wine Tubs’.

The parcels were destined for delivery in Tipperary, Clare, Dublin, Wicklow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Clare, Kerry, Leitrim, Antrim, as well as to overseas destinations.

Further investigations are continuing.

Heroin seized at Rosslare Europort, Co Wexford.

Meanwhile, some 88kg of heroin, worth over €12 million, has been seized at Rosslare Europort in Co Wexford. Again Revenue officers detected the drugs yesterday afternoon, as part of an intelligence-led operation, aided by detector dogs ‘Sam’ and ‘Flynn’.

The discovery was made when a truck and low-loader trailer was stopped and searched, after it arriving into the Wexford port from mainland Europe.


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