Cannabis-infused sweets and herb seized at mail centre; Some parcels destined for Cork 

Cannabis-infused sweets and herb seized at mail centre; Some parcels destined for Cork 
Drugs seized at Dublin Mail Centre today. Picture: An Garda Síochána.

CANNABIS seized in the Dublin Mail Centre was destined for addresses in Cork and four other counties.

Two Revenue detector dogs, Sam and Bailey, helped officers seize more than two kilos of herbal cannabis and 10kgs of cannabis-infused sweets.

Drugs seized at Dublin Mail Centre today. Picture: An Garda Síochána.
Drugs seized at Dublin Mail Centre today. Picture: An Garda Síochána.

A spokesman for Revenue said: "The illegal drugs have an estimated value of €49,600 and were discovered in seven separate parcels which originated from Canada, Spain and the USA. 

The parcels were declared as items such as ‘Lego City’, ‘Teddy Bear’, ‘Coffee Beans’, ‘Toy Car’, ‘Facemasks’ and ‘Lego Snow Groomer’ and were destined for delivery to addresses in Dublin, Offaly, Cork, Longford and Galway."

Investigations are continuing.

The spokesman said that the seizures were part of the agency's ongoing operations targeting the importation of illegal drugs.

He added: "If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295."

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