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Stella strikes again: More cannabis found labelled 'food and spices'... a LOT more

She’s a great madra altogether.

Stella strikes again: More cannabis found labelled 'food and spices'... a LOT more
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  • Seizure

    Source: Revenue
  • Seizure

    Source: Revenue

AN ESTIMATED €840,000 worth of cannabis was seized this morning after a suspect package was identified by a Revenue sniffer dog.

The cannabis was destined for an address in North Dublin, and came from West Africa.

Stella the dog gave a positive reaction to the parcel, labelled ‘food and spices’, at the Portlaoise Mail Centre.

Investigations are on-going.

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Stella is particularly adept at spotting these mislabelled parcels.

Just a few weeks ago, she came across 15kgs of herbal cannabis with a street value of €300,000 at the same mail centre.

This consignment was also heading to north Dublin from West Africa.

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