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[Oireachtas] 118. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Finance if he will detail the quantity and type of illegal drug seized at each of the State’s airports in 2009 and to date in 2010. [25323/10]. (15 Jun 2010)

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2009 — Drug Seizures

WATERFORD118. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Finance if he will detail, in tabular form, the quantity and type of illegal drug seized at each of the State’s airports in 2009 and, in a separate table, to date in 2010.

Minister for Finance (Deputy Brian Lenihan): I am informed by the Revenue Commissioners that the tables below set out the amounts of illegal drugs, together with the number of seizures and estimated value, seized by Revenue’s Customs Service in 2009 and 2010 to date at airports in the State.

 

2009 — Drug Seizures

DUBLIN AIRPORT 

DRUG TYPE

NUMBER OF SEIZURES

VOLUME (KGS)

VALUE (EURO)

AMPHETAMINE

1

0.0010

15

CANNABIS HERBAL

170

201.9914

2,423,695

CANNABIS RESIN

91

14.0169

97,014

COCAINE

26

28.2020

1,974,152

CRACK COCAINE

1

0.0440

4,400

ECSTASY

3

0.0139

233

HEROIN

1

0.0015

300

KHAT

8

47.2500

94,500

LSD

1

0.3000

10,000

MAGIC MUSHROOMS

4

0.0990

250

MESCALINE

2

7.4000

59,200

METHAMPHAMINE

1

0.0010

70

TOTAL

309

299.3207

4,663,829

 2009 — Drug Seizures CORK AIRPORT

 

DRUG TYPE

NUMBER OF SEIZURES

VOLUME (KGS)

VALUE (EURO)

AMPHETAMINE

3

0.0072

110

CANNABIS HERBAL

177

1.1172

11,763

CANNABIS RESIN

73

0.3801

2,558

COCAINE

2

0.8310

58,170

ECSTASY

1

0.0066

110

TOTAL

256

2.3421

72,711

 2009 — Drug Seizures SHANNON AIRPORT

DRUG TYPE

NUMBER OF SEIZURES

VOLUME (KGS)

VALUE (EURO)

AMPHETAMINE

2

1.0000

15,000

CANNABIS HERBAL

9

7.3050

87,660

CANNABIS RESIN

5

0.7720

4,704

COCAINE

3

2.1620

151,340

TOTAL

19

11.239

258,704

 

2009 — Drug Seizures

IRELAND WEST KNOCK AIRPORT

DRUG TYPE

NUMBER OF SEIZURES

VOLUME (KGS)

VALUE (EURO)

AMPHETAMINE

5

0.0045

153

CANNABIS HERBAL

15

0.0865

1,054

CANNABIS RESIN

5

0.025

175

ECSTASY

2

2 Tabs

10

TOTAL

27

0.116

1,392

 

DRUG TYPE

NUMBER OF SEIZURES

VOLUME (KGS)

VALUE (EURO)

CANNABIS HERBAL

5

1.0290

12,348

TOTAL

5

1.0290

12,348

 There were no drug seizures in 2009 at any other airport.

2010 — Drug Seizures

DUBLIN AIRPORT

DRUG TYPE

NUMBER OF SEIZURES

VOLUME (KGS)

VALUE (EURO)

AMPHETAMINE

1

0.0020

30

ANABOLIC STEROIDS

1

5.8805

39,200

CANNABIS HERBAL

102

1.4224

12,613

CANNABIS RESIN

45

1.3185

7,911

COCAINE

8

6.1710

431,970

HEROIN

1

0.2650

39,750

KHAT

2

43.3000

86,600

LSD

1

0.0900

3,000

MAGIC MUSHROOMS

3

0.0470

 

 

 

 

Item Type:Dail Debates
Source:Oireachtas
Date:15 June 2010
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Subjects:MM-MO Crime and law > Substance related offence > Drug offence > Illegal drug possession (seizures)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
MM-MO Crime and law > Substance related offence > Drug offence > Illegal transportation of drugs (smuggling / trafficking)
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Substance related crime > Crime associated with substance production and distribution

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