Saturday 20 October 2018

Sniffer dog Stella helps Revenue discover €120k worth of herbal cannabis

Detector dog Stella helped to sniff out the cannabis
Detector dog Stella helped to sniff out the cannabis
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

HERBAL cannabis worth €120,000 was seized by Revenue Officers today.

With the help of detector dog Stella, Revenue officers discovered the haul at Portlaoise Mail Centre in Co Laois.

The 6kg of herbal cannabis had been hidden in vacuum packed parcels, which had originated in Spain.

Investigations are on-going with a view to prosecution.

6kg of cannabis was concealed in vacuum packed bags
6kg of cannabis was concealed in vacuum packed bags

If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding drug smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

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