Detector dog Jasper helped in the seizure of illegal drugs, with an estimated value of over €765,000. Pictures: Revenue
Revenue officers seized over 38kgs of suspected herbal cannabis at Rosslare Europort yesterday.
The illegal drugs, with an estimated street value of over €765,000 were found concealed in spare tyres when a vehicle was stopped and searched.
The Polish registered articulated lorry and accompanying trailer had arrived on a ferry from Cherbourg, France.
The drugs were discovered with the help of detector dog Jasper and Revenue’s mobile x-ray scanner.
A man, aged in his 30s, was arrested and taken to Wexford Garda Station.
Investigations are ongoing.
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