Revenue seize ketamine worth €249,000 in Dublin
Yesterday (02 November 2022), as part of an intelligence led operation, Revenue officers seized over four kilograms of ketamine with an estimated value of €249,000, following the search of a residential premises, under warrant, in the Stoneybatter area of Dublin 7. The drugs were discovered concealed inside a barbeque set.
The seizure was made as a result of a joint operation conducted by Revenue’s Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the DMR North Central Divisional Drugs Unit.
A man in his 20s was arrested by An Garda Síochána and detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Store Street Garda station.
Investigations are ongoing.
This operation was part of Revenue’s ongoing joint investigations targeting organised crime groups and the importation, sale and supply of illegal drugs. 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.