Cocaine worth €1.2m seized at Rosslare

David Tucker

Published 30/07/2016 | 00:00

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REVENUE officers seized cocaine worth €1.2 million in Rosslare Europort yesterday (Monday, July 25). The discovery was made during routine profiling operations when an Irish-registered truck disembarking the ferry was scanned and searched, with the assistance of detector dog Ralph. The drugs, with an estimated street value of approximately €1.2 million, were found concealed in a side panel of the truck. The driver, an Irish male in his fifties, was arrested by Gardaí and brought to Wexford Garda Station. Investigations are continuing.

If you know someone who is involved in smuggling, contact Revenue's Confidential Freephone Number 1800 295 295.

Caption: The cocaine haul.

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