Thursday, February 23, 2017

As part of ongoing joint investigations targeting Organised Crime Groups operating in this jurisdiction, a joint intelligence led operation was conducted by Revenue’s Customs Service and the Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau supported by officers from the Waterford Divisional Drugs Unit.

This investigation resulted in the identification and interception of a consignment which arrived into Ireland. A subsequent search today (23/02/2017) has resulted in the seizure of approximately 1kg of Cocaine with an estimated street value of €70,000.

Joint Investigations by Revenue and An Garda Siochana are continuing both domestically and internationally with regard to this seizure of controlled drugs destined for the Irish Market.

If you have any information about drugs smuggling contact Revenue’s Confidential Freephone 1800 295 295.

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