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04 August 2018 15:37 Revenue detector dog Josie helps find €90k in cash that could be connected to criminal activity

The money was found when a UK national in her thirties was searched. JOSIE THE DETECTOR dog helped Revenue to find nearly €100k in cash in a person’s belongings as she was travelling through Dublin Airport this week. Yesterday, Revenue officers seized €90,000 in cash when they stopped and searched a UK national in her thirties travelling to Amsterdam 2

09 July 2018 21:39 Revenue seize cannabis infused 'jelly sweets' at Portlaoise postal centre

The drugs which originated in the US were discovered by Revenue detector dog Stella. REVENUE OFFICERS HAVE seized 2kg of cannabis-infused ‘jelly sweets’, 650g of herbal cannabis and 50,000 contraband cigarettes, in three separate operations. As a result of routine profiling today, Revenue officers in Portlaoise Mail Centre seized 2kg of cannabis-infused 5

28 June 2018 23:00 Georgian people-smuggling ring smashed

Garda immigration officers were present during the arrest operation in London and in Kent. The operation was conducted by British Immigration Enforcement Criminal and Financial Investigation (CFI), assisted by the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) and the PSNI. The seven suspects are all nationals of Georgia. They were charged on Tuesday with conspiracy 4

14 June 2018 16:49 Detector dog Meg helps find €480,000 worth of cannabis

Revenue officers seized 24kg of the drug “as a result of routine profiling” at Dublin Port. Officers seized the drugs “as a result of routine profiling”. They have an estimated street value of €480,000. The cannabis was discovered with the assistance of detector dog Meg in a consignment that was said to contain “goods” when it arrived at Dublin Port from Spain 7

05 May 2018 11:00 Vet who injected liquid heroin into puppies to smuggle drugs into US extradited

His arrest comes after a 12-year investigation. A 38-YEAR-OLD Colombian vet appeared in a New York court this week, accused of injecting liquid heroin into puppies to evade border control in a drug smuggling ring. Andres Lopez Elorez was arrested in Spain on a US warrant and extradited to the United States on Monday. If convicted on conspiracy charges 19

30 March 2018 09:50 17 dead as overcrowded bus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

The bus had capacity for 14 people but over 50 people were on board. AT LEAST 17 people have been killed and another 36 wounded after a bus carrying illegal immigrants hit a lighting pole in eastern Turkey and burst into flames, local media has reported. The bus, which crashed last night on the Igdir-Kars highway, was carrying nationals from Iran, Pakistan 6

16 March 2018 17:55 Herbal cannabis worth €90k found hidden in blankets sent from Canada

An Irish man is being questioned by gardaí in relation to the seizure. CANNABIS WITH AN estimated street value of €90,000 was found concealed in blankets in a package that had been sent from Canada. Revenue officers seized 4.5 kg of herbal cannabis and gardaí arrested a 28-year-old Irish man, who’s being detained for questioning in Dundalk Garda 8

09 March 2018 15:12 €60,000-worth of cannabis from Thailand seized in Tralee

The drugs were concealed in household linen. CANNABIS WITH AN estimated street value of €60,000 has been sized in Tralee, Co Kerry. During an intelligence-led operation conducted by Revenue, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Tralee Garda Drugs Unit, three kilos of herbal cannabis were seized in Tralee town this morning 7

12 February 2018 21:45 Two woman arrested after Revenue seize 46,000 cigarettes and €44,000 cash

The cash and cigarettes were seized in three separate incidents in Dublin Airport. REVENUE OFFICERS HAVE seized €44,000 in cash and 46,000 contraband cigarettes in three separate incidents in Dublin Airport. Officers detained €14,000 cash on Saturday after stopping a British woman in her 20s who was travelling to Eindhoven in the Netherlands. On Sunday 9

26 December 2017 13:50 British woman sentenced to three years for smuggling 290 Tramadol tablets into Egypt

Laura Plummer says she was bringing painkillers for her boyfriend. AN EGYPTIAN COURT has sentenced a British woman to three years in prison, convicting her of trying to smuggle drugs into the country, a judicial official said. Laura Plummer, 33, was arrested at Hurghada airport when customs officers found 290 Tramadol pills in her luggage. The strong 14