Acting on intelligence, Revenue officers searched two houses in Dundalk yesterday evening and quickly uncovered 20,000 smuggled cigarettes branded “Excellence” along with 7 kgs of “Flandria” tobacco.
The illegal tobacco products represent a potential loss to the Exchequer of approximately €11,000
Gardaí from Dundalk were called to the scene when further searching revealed herbal cannabis and cannabis resin with an estimated street value of €63,000 and €20,000 in cash.
No arrests were made and investigations are ongoing with a view to prosecution.
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