€93,000 Worth Of Drugs Seized In The Midlands

The quantity of ecstasy was discovered by Revenue Officers.

€93,000 worth of drugs have been seized in the midlands.

The 2.8 kilograms of ecstasy were discovered during routine checks by Revenue Officers at a premises in Athlone yesterday.

The drugs were contained in parcels labelled as ‘children’s toys’ that originated in the Netherlands and were destined for an address in Dublin.

Investigations are ongoing.

The seizure is part of Revenue's ongoing operations targeting the smuggling of illegal goods.

If businesses, or members of the public, have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

More from Midlands News