Friday 24 November 2017

Detector dog 'Meg' helps revenue officers in seizure of €20,000 drugs hidden in candle jars

Meg Credit: Revenue
Meg Credit: Revenue
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Revenue officers seized 1kg of herbal cannabis during a routine search at Dublin Port.

The drugs - worth an estimated €20,000 street value - were hidden in candle jars.

Originating from Spain, the candle jars were addressed to a location in Dublin city centre.

Officers have partly attributed the discovery to the assistance of detector dog 'Meg'.

Investigations into the seizure are currently ongoing. 

Candle jars with drugs Credit: Revenue
Candle jars with drugs Credit: Revenue

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