Revenue seize cigarettes, beer and over €50,000 cash in Dundalk

Michelle O'Keeffe

Reporter:

Michelle O'Keeffe

Email:

michelle.okeeffe@dundalkdemocrat.ie

Revenue seize cigarettes, beer and over €50,000 cash in Dundalk

Louth detector dog Bill

Revenue seized cigarettes, beer and over €50,000 in cash during a search in Dundalk.

Following a search, under warrant, of a warehouse in Dundalk Revenue officers, with the assistance of detector dog Bill, seized 41,800 unstamped ‘Richmond’ branded cigarettes and 440 litres of beer.

The seized cigarettes and beer have a combined estimated retail value of almost €32,000, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €24,200.

Revenue also sezed €30,950 and £18,510 (€21,316 equivalent) in cash during the search.