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Two drugs packages from Spain seized in separate stings as 'Scooby' sniffs out weed

Sniffer dog 'Scooby' with the cannabis seized at Dublin Airport
Sniffer dog 'Scooby' with the cannabis seized at Dublin Airport

Drugs packages arriving from Spain were seized in separate operations at Dublin Airport and Dublin Port yesterday.

Revenue officers at Dublin Airport seized eight kilograms of herbal cannabis, with an estimated value of €160,000.

The cannabis was discovered with the assistance of detector dog 'Scooby', in a shipment to Dublin Airport from Spain.

In a separate operation at Dublin Port, Revenue officers seized 16kgs of cannabis with a street value of €320,000.

The cannabis seized at Dublin Port

A container that arrived in Dublin Port from Spain said to be carrying mixed goods was profiled for scanning.

The drugs stored in the container were detected and seized.