Sniffer dog Stella bags €160,000 cannabis haul

Stella uncovered the 8kg of herbal cannabis at the Portlaoise Mail Centre

Sniffer dog Stella bags €160,000 cannabis haul

Revenue detector dog Stella

Revenue detector dog Stella has sniffed out cannabis with an estimated street value of €160,000 in Portlaoise.

Stella discovered the 8kg of herbal cannabis in a package that arrived in to Portlaoise Mail Centre from Romania.

In a statement Revenue said the drugs were destined for an address in County Wicklow.

Investigations into the discovery are ongoing with a view to mounting a prosecution.

Anyone with any information surrounding smuggling is urged to contact Revenue’s confidential free-phone number on 1800 295 295.