€1.4 Million Worth Of Cocaine...


€1.4 Million Worth Of Cocaine Seized At Dublin Port

Aoibhin Meghen
Aoibhin Meghen

12:51 23 Jan 2022

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Revenue, Garda Drug Squads and a detector dog called Laddie have discovered and seized cocaine worth €1.4 million at Dublin Port.

This intelligence lead operation took place at Dublin Port yesterday, and saw Revenue Officers and the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau stop a refrigerated unit in order to search it.

Laddie the Customs Dog spotted 20kg of cocaine hidden inside.

One man, a 22-year-old, was arrested in connection with the find and he's currently being questioned at Blanchardstown Garda Station.

The operation was targeting people suspected of being involved in multinational organised crime.

It included officers from Revenue, Garda Drug Units, local Gardai in Dublin and the Wicklow Wexford Division too.

Further analysis on the cocaine that was found will be carried out over the coming days, and investigations are ongoing.

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