Revenue seize €120,000 worth of drugs at Midlands mail centre

Investigations are ongoing

Justin Kelly

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Revenue seize €120,000 worth of drugs at Midlands mail centre

Revenue seize €120,000 worth of drugs at Midlands mail centre

Revenue officers, assisted by detector dog Stella, have seized 6kg of herbal cannabis at Portlaoise Mail Centre.

The find took place on Wednesday, May 30, and cannabis with an estimated street value of approximately €120,000 was seized.

The drugs had been concealed in vacuum packed parcels and are said to have originated in Spain.
 
Investigations are on-going with a view to prosecution between Revenue and Gardaí.
 
If you have any information regarding drug smuggling or similar offences, you can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

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