€1.2 million worth of drugs seized at Dublin Port

Friday, February 26
CRIME


Newsdesk

Drugs worth €1.2 million have been seized by Revenue Officers at Dublin Port.

During a routine operation, officers seized 55kg of herbal cannabis and 2kg of cannabis infused 'jelly sweets', with an estimated combined value of €1.2m.

A man in his 50s was arrested by gardaí.

The drugs were discovered concealed in suitcases that were stored in the driver's cab of a commercial vehicle, which had disembarked a ferry from Holyhead.

Officers were assisted by detector dog James and Revenue's mobile X-ray scanner.