Scooby helps in seizure of herbal cannabis, worth €400,000 at Dublin airport

20kgs of cannabis in parcel with Carlow address

Rose B O'Donoghue

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Scooby assists revenue officers in seizing 20kgs of herbal cannabis at Dublin airport

Scooby assisting revenue officers in seizing €400,000 of herbal cannabis

On Tuesday last, as a result of routine operations and with the assistance of detector dog Scooby (below), revenue officers at Dublin Airport seized approximately 20kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of almost €400,000. 

The drugs were concealed in parcels which originated in Spain and were destined for an address in Carlow.

Investigations are ongoing.

This seizure is part of Revenue's ongoing operations targeting the smuggling of illegal drugs.

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