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Cannabis and ecstasy worth €50k sent to Dublin addresses seized by customs

The packages were declared as ‘fabric’, ‘gloves’, ‘bathrobe’ and a ‘denim hooded jacket’.

A picture of the drugs discovered by Revenue officials yesterday.
A picture of the drugs discovered by Revenue officials yesterday.
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REVENUE HAS SEIZED almost €50,000 worth of cannabis and ecstasy tablets on a shipment of parcels posted to Ireland yesterday.

Revenue and Customs officers at the Dublin Mail Centre made the discovery in 14 separate parcels originating from the United States and Netherlands. The packages were declared as ‘fabric’, ‘gloves’, ‘bathrobe’ and a ‘denim hooded jacket’.

All of the parcels were destined for addresses in Dublin.

Upon searching through the items, revenue officials discovered 3.25 kg of herbal cannabis and 215 ecstasy tablets with an estimated street value of €48,850.

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