Wednesday 18 July 2018

Cannabis worth €230k found concealed in wicker box and toys at Portlaoise Mail Centre

Cannabis was found concealed in toys from Spain Picture: Revenue
Cannabis was found concealed in toys from Spain Picture: Revenue
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Cannabis worth an estimated €230,000 has been seized by Revenue officers at Portlaoise Mail Centre.

Detector dog Stella found 6kgs of cannabis concealed in a wicker box which originated in Thailand.

A second parcel of plastic bottles from Nigeria was found to contain 4kg of herbal cannabis, while in a third parcel, 1.5kg of the illegal drug was found concealed in toys from Spain.

Investigations are ongoing.

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