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Over €31,000 worth of drugs seized in region’s mail centre so far this year

Jun 18, 2020 12:06 By radiokerrynews
Over €31,000 worth of drugs seized in region’s mail centre so far this year Over €31,000 worth of drugs seized in region’s mail centre so far this year
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Over €31,000 worth of drugs have been seized in the South-West’s mail centre so far this year. Revenue information shows a large

Over €31,000 worth of drugs have been seized in the South-West’s mail centre so far this year.

Revenue information shows a large increase in the value of drugs seized at An Post’s four mail centres nationwide, which includes Cork, Athlone, Portlaoise and Dublin, over the past two years.

Cork’s mail centre – which manages post for Kerry – seized over 1,000 cigarettes, tobacco worth €1,700 and drugs worth €31,300 in the post so far this year.

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However, this is down considerably on 2019’s figure, when drugs, cigarettes, spirits and tobacco worth over €210,000 were seized.

The information was released to Newstalk through a Freedom of Information Act request.

 

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