Revenue seize drugs worth over €80,000 at Portlaoise Mail Centre

Revenue officers at Portlaoise Mail Centre seized 3.9kgs of herbal cannabis and 10.1kgs of khat with a combined estimated street value of €83,050.

Revenue seize drugs worth over €80,000 at Portlaoise Mail Centre

Revenue officers at Portlaoise Mail Centre seized 3.9kgs of herbal cannabis and 10.1kgs of khat with a combined estimated street value of €83,050.

The drugs were discovered today by officers following routine profiling, Revenue said today in a statement.

The drugs were concealed in two separate parcels from Kenya and Thailand and were destined for addresses in Dublin City Centre. One parcel was labelled as ‘clothing’ and the other as a ‘wedding gift’.

The seizure was made with the assistance of Revenue detector dog Sam.

Revenue detector dog Sam

Revenue detector dog Sam

Revenue say the investigation is ongoing.

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