12 Aug 2022

Sniffer dog plays big part in drug seizure in Portlaoise mail centre


Cannabis seized in Portlaoise after being detected by Stella the dog.

Revenue officers at the Portlaoise Mail Centre seized 8kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €160,000.

The drugs were discovered today (16/11/2017), following routine profiling, when Revenue detector dog, Stella, gave a positive indication on a parcel that had been consigned from Romania to an address in Co Wicklow.

Investigations are on-going with a view to prosecution.

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


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