Sniffer dog helps Gardaí seize €2.4m worth of cannabis in Dublin

Sniffer dog helps Gardaí seize €2.4m worth of cannabis in Dublin

Gardaí and revenue officers have seized over 370g of cannabis thought to be worth €2.4m at Dublin Port.

The drugs were found hidden in crates in a truck that came from Holyhead yesterday evening.

A drug detector dog named Holly helped sniff the haul out, and it was confirmed by Revenue's Mobile X-Ray Scanner.

Drug detector Hollie.
Drug detector Hollie.

Gardaí from the ational Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Special Crime Task Force, seized 376kg of cannabis resin and 9.7kg of herbal cannabis.

A 41-year-old Northern Irish man was arrested and is being held at Store Street Garda station.

Investigations are ongoing with the cooperation of the Police Service of Northern Ireland.


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