Revenue seize drugs worth €194,000.

Revenue seize drugs worth €194,000, some of which were bound for Co. Tipperary.

Revenue Commissioners

Yesterday (02/03/2022), as a result of routine profiling, Revenue officers, examining parcels at two premises in Dublin, seized just over 6.9 kgs of various types of drugs including herbal cannabis, cannabis resin, heroin, methamphetamine, butane honey oil and hash cakes; all with an estimated value of approximately €194,000.

The illegal drugs were discovered, with the assistance of detector dogs Sam and Bailey, concealed in parcels labelled as ‘stickers’, ‘pet clothes’, ‘clothes’, ‘pencils’, ‘shoes’ and ‘antique glassware’.

Same originated in the United States, Spain, Switzerland, Portugal, France, Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom and were destined for addresses in Tipperary, Dublin, Kildare, Meath, Cork, Limerick, Clare and Longford.

Investigations remain ongoing.

The above seizures remain 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.


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