Dublin: British National Arrested Following €1m Drugs Haul At Port

30 Jul

A British man has been arrested after drugs with a street value of 1 million euro were seized at Dublin Port.

Customs officials recovered the haul, which was hidden in a refrigerated 40ft container.

It included 75kg of cannabis resin, 25kg of herbal cannabis and 2.3kg of cocaine.

The stash arrived in Dublin Port on a sailing from Germany via Holyhead, in Wales.

It was detected by a Customs sniffer dog. Both the truck and trailer were impounded.

Customs said a UK national, in his 50s, was arrested by the Garda. He is being questioned at Store Street Garda station.

“Inquiries are ongoing both nationally and internationally,” a Customs spokesman said.

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Dublin Port - Haul found in refrigerated container

Dublin Port – Haul found in refrigerated container

Revenue’s Customs Service recovered the haul, which was hidden in a refrigerated 40ft container.

It included 75kg of cannabis resin, 25kg of herbal cannabis and 2.3kg of cocaine.

The drugs arrived in Dublin Port today on a sailing from Germany via Holyhead, in Wales.

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