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Detector dog Meg helps find €480,000 worth of cannabis

Revenue officers seized 24kg of the drug “as a result of routine profiling” at Dublin Port.

REVENUE SEIZED 24KG of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port today.

Officers seized the drugs “as a result of routine profiling”. They have an estimated street value of €480,000.

14-06-18 - DP Cann 3 The seized cannabis Source: Revenue

14-06-18 - DP Cann 1 The seized cannabis Source: Revenue

The cannabis was discovered with the assistance of detector dog Meg in a consignment that was said to contain “goods” when it arrived at Dublin Port from Spain.

14-06-18 - DP Cann 2 Meg, a detector dog Source: Revenue

Investigations are ongoing.

If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding drug smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on 1800 295 295.

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