€400,000 in drugs seized at Europort

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Published 15/10/2016 | 00:00

Bags of herbal cannabis found in the cattle truck.
Bags of herbal cannabis found in the cattle truck.

DRUGS with a street value of more than €400,000 were seized during the search of a cattle truck at Rosslare Europort on Friday (October 7).

Revenue officers discovered almost 21kg of herbal cannabis, when they stopped and searched the truck,with the assistance of detector dog, Ralph. The cattle truck was carrying a load of ceramics and had travelled from Cherbourg.

A 33-year-old Irish male was arrested by gardai, but was subsequently released without charge. A file is being sent to the DPP.

If you know someone involved in smuggling, report it. Contact Revenue's Confidential Freephone 1800 295 295.

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