Cocaine glued to briefcase
Published 24/01/2012 | 05:00
Customs officers found cocaine glued to the side of a briefcase when they searched a passenger who had stepped off a flight from London at Dublin Airport.
The 48-year-old passenger had earlier flown from Buenos Aires in Argentina to London and was stopped for a search as a result of routine profiling.
The suspect, who is from Latvia, was detained and later handed over to gardai at the airport.
Officers recovered a kilo of cocaine, with a street value of €70,000.