28/11/2019

NI Man Charged With Drug Smuggling In Dublin

A Northern Irish man has appeared in court in Dublinon a charge of drug smuggling.

The 28 year-old was arrested after revenue officers seized approximately 1kg of suspected MDMA, worth an estimated €60,000, at Dublin Airport.

The illegal drugs were found with the assistance of detector dog Blue when the luggage belonging to the man, who had disembarked a flight from Amsterdam, was searched.

The man was arrested by Gardai and detained at Ballymun Garda station.
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He appeared before the Criminal Courts of Justice on charges of importation of a controlled substance. He was remanded in custody to Cloverhill Prison and will appear again at Cloverhill District Court on 3 December 2019.

(MH/JG)

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