Revenue seize cocaine worth over €2.5m in Rosslare

Revenue have seized cociane worth over €2.5m at Rosslare Europort.

The seizure came as a result of routine profiling yesterday.

The drugs seized in Rosslare
The drugs seized in Rosslare

The illegal drugs, 35kg of cocaine in all, were found with the assistance of detector dog Timba.

The drugs were found in an Irish registered horsebox, transporting eight horses, which had disembarked a ferry from Cherbourg, France.

An Irish man in his 40’s was arrested by gardaí at the scene is currently being detained at Wexford Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.

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