Herbal Cannabis Worth Estimated €90,000 Seized In Co Louth

Revenue officers have seized herbal cannabis worth an estimated €90,000 in Dundalk, Co Louth.

The drugs were discovered concealed inside blankets which had arrived in Ireland in a package sent from Canada.

The seizure was made in an intelligence-led operation, as part of ongoing joint investigations targeting drug importations the Louth area, and involving Revenue's Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, and the Dundalk Garda Drugs Unit.

A 28-year-old Irish man has been detained for questioning in Dundalk Garda Station, under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

Investigations are continuing with a view to prosecution.


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