Customs make record €280,000 cocaine seizure at Kerry Airport, man arrested
Published 14/01/2013 | 17:01
A man has been arrested after a record cocaine seizure at Kerry airport.
Customs stopped and searched a passenger off a plane from Frankfurt and recovered four kilos of the drug, worth about 280,000 euro.
The cocaine had been hidden in the lining of a rucksack.
The Revenue Customs service said the arrested man was aged in his 60s and a British citizen.
The drugs haul was the largest of its kind at the regional airport.