Revenue officers in Portlaoise Mail Centre seized drugs worth €97,000
Revenue officers in Portlaoise Mail Centre, assisted by detector dog Sam, seized drugs worth €97,000 following an operation yesterday.
In a series of operations arising from routine profiling, officers seized approximately 4.7kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €94,000.
The cannabis was found in a parcel which had originated from Canada and was declared as 'clothing'.
Separately, 6kgs of Khat was also discovered yesterday. The Khat, with an estimated value of €3,000, was detected in a parcel, also declared as ‘clothing’, and had originated from Kenya.
Both parcels containing the illegal drugs were destined for addresses in Dublin City.
Investigations are on-going.