Revenue seize drugs worth €240,000 in Dublin

Today (02/04/2019), in an intelligence led operation, Revenue officers seized approximately 12kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €240,000, during a search, under warrant, of a house in Lucan.

The seizure was made as a result of a joint intelligence-led operation conducted by Revenue’s Customs Service and Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit in Ronanstown Garda Station and the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau. A 44-year-old Nigerian woman was arrested by Gardaí and is detained at Lucan Garda Station, under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.

This operation was part of ongoing joint investigations targeting drug importations. If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding drug smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

[ENDS 02/04/2019]