€2.8 million worth of cannabis seized at Rosslare Europort

Revenue officers have seized almost 140 Kgs of cannabis, with an estimated value of €2.8 million at Rosslare Europort.

The seizure was made yesterday evening by Revenue Department after they stopped and searched a Spanish registered articulated lorry and trailer that had arrived on a ferry from Cherbourg, France.

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and taken to Wexford Garda station after the drugs were seized on Wednesday.

In a statement from Revenue, the drugs were discovered concealed within a consignment of vegetables.

Revenue has said that investigations are ongoing.

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