Enniscorthy man charged with attempting to smuggle cannabis into Northern Ireland

Published 25/04/2015 | 11:48

Cannabis plants.
Cannabis plants.

A Wexford man is among four people charged with attempting to smuggle cannabis into the North.

They are due before Newry Magistrates Court this morning.

The herbal resin, with an estimated street value of more than £800,000, was concealed within pallets of orange juice.

Following a joint operation between the National Crime Authority and the PSNI, three men were arrested in Camlough, Northern Ireland while a fourth man was arrested in Birmingham on Thursday.

A 36-year-old Enniscorthy man has been charged with importing a controlled drug and conspiracy to fraudulently import a class B controlled drug.

A 51-year-old man of Hall Green, Birmingham, and a 62-year-old man of Tyseley, Birmingham are both charged with fraudulently importing a class B controlled drug, possessing a class B controlled drug with intent to supply, conspiracy to fraudulently import a class B controlled drug, possession of a class B controlled drug and being concerned in the supply of a class B controlled drug.

A 53-year-old man of Bridgnorth, Shropshire, is accused of conspiring to fraudulently import a class B controlled drug.

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