31/05/2016

Cigarettes, Drugs And Cash Seized In Dundalk Raids

Revenue and garda officers have seized 20,000 illegal cigarettes, a quantity of drugs and cash during two searches in Dundalk, Co Louth.

Revenue officers, acting on intelligence, carried out searches at two premises and discovered 20,000 smuggled 'Excellence'-branded cigarettes along with 7kgs of 'Flandria' tobacco.

Garda were called to the search when herbal cannabis and cannabis resin with an estimated street value of €63,000 and €20,000 in cash was also uncovered.

No arrests were made and investigations are ongoing.

(MH/LM)

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