Drugs seized at Shannon Airport

first_img#HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy Email TAGSClaredrugsfreightMoldovan nationalMusic LimerickRevenue and CustomsShannon airportSpain Facebook Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday NewsDrugs seized at Shannon AirportBy Staff Reporter – July 25, 2013 683 Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow The €300,000 drug find made earlier this month at Shannon Airport and Ollie the sniffer dog made another similar drug find this week in a consignment from Spain valued at €50,000OVER €50,000 worth of cannabis was seized at Shannon Airport last week when Ollie, a Revenue and Customs sniffer dog gave a positive indication of the presence of the drugs in a consignment of freight from Spain last Tuesday.Investigations are ongoing in the matter and an Garda Siochana together with officers from the Revenue and Customs are following a number of lines of inquiry.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The find comes just weeks after Ollie uncovered over €300,000 worth of cannabis in a freight consignment.In other operations, customs officers seized 17,800 “Winston” cigarettes at Dublin Airport with a retail value of €8,500 from a Moldovan national who arrived in on a flight from Moscow earlier this week. He was arrested, charged and remanded in custody to appear in court again next month.Separately, another Moldovan national was sentenced to three months in prison for illegally importing over 20,000 cigarettes valued at over €10,000. He also received a €2,500 fine for defrauding the Exchequer of over €9,000 in loss of revenue. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Is Aer Lingus taking flight from Shannon?center_img #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ Previous articleLaunch of the Limerick Marketing CompanyNext articleMunster rugby add winger Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick Twitter Advertisement Print Linkedin WhatsApplast_img