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Gardai arrest man who flew in from Spain following airport drug seizure

Shannon Airport
Shannon Airport

A man in his 30s was arrested at Shannon Airport yesterday after Revenue officers seized herbal cannabis in a search.

Revenue officers at Shannon Airport seized 1.1kg of herbal cannabis when, as a result of routine profiling, they stopped and searched a passenger who had arrived on a flight from Tenerife.

The drugs have an estimated value of €22,000. 

The haul was discovered within the checked-in baggage of the passenger.

The man, a 31-year-old Lithuanian, was arrested by gardai and detained at Ennis garda station.