Tuesday 21 November 2017

Sniffer dog Scooby helps to seize cannabis worth €230k in Dublin Airport

The man was stopped and searched after he arrived into Dublin airport from Madrid. Photo: Revenue
The man was stopped and searched after he arrived into Dublin airport from Madrid. Photo: Revenue
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A sniffer dog Scooby helped Revenue officers to seized 11.6kg of herbal cannabis worth in excess of €230,000 at Dublin airport yesterday.

Officers stopped and searched a 31-year-old Malaysian man who had arrived on a flight from Madrid, following routine profiling yesterday.

He was arrested and remanded in custody at Ballymun Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing, a Revenue spokesperson said.

If you have any information about drug smuggling, contact Revenue’s Confidential Freephone 1800 295 295.

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