€1.4m cocaine seized inside watermelons
Irish Daily Mirror|January 24, 2022
Detector dog Laddie sniffs out drugs in back of lorry
ANITA MCSORLEY

SUSPECTED cocaine worth €1.4million was seized after being smuggled into Ireland in crates of watermelons.

As part of an intelligence led operation, gardai and revenue officers stopped and searched a vehicle on Saturday at Dublin Port.

Canine crime-stopper Laddie, a Revenue detector dog, located the 20kg of drugs.

The cocaine was inside a refrigeration unit on the vehicle - and appears to have been concealed within a watermelon delivery.

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