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Customs dog sniffs cocaine worth €3.1 million at Dublin port

Cocaine with an estimated street value of €3.1 million has been found in a vehicle at Dublin Port.

Customs dog James found the class A drugs in a refrigerated unit after a vehicle was stopped as part of a Revenue Customs Service and the Gardaí (Irish police) investigation.

Gardaí said the operation is targeting transnational organised crime.

The drugs, which weighed 45kg, were subsequently seized and a 46-year-old man has been arrested.

The seizure was made as a result of a joint operation conducted by Revenue’s Customs Service and the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau.