Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €60,000 in Tralee, Co. Kerry

This morning (09/03/2018), in an intelligence led operation conducted jointly by Revenue, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, and the Tralee Garda Drugs Unit, Revenue seized 3 kilos of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €60,000.

Part of ongoing joint investigations targeting drug importations in Tralee, Co. Kerry, the operation was conducted at a number of residential addresses in Tralee town. The illegal drugs originated in Thailand and had been concealed in household linen. Gardaí arrested two men, aged 43 years and 27 years. The men were brought to Tralee Garda Station for questioning and are detained under Section 2 of The Criminal Justice ( Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996.

Investigations are continuing with a view to prosecution.

If businesses or members of the public have any information about drug smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.