Gardaí and Revenue officers have seized €740,000 worth of cannabis discovered in a truck arriving at Rosslare Europort from mainland Europe.
Gardaí intercepted a truck arriving at Rosslare Port on Friday afternoon. A follow-up search revealed 37kg of cannabis herb wrapped in plastic with an estimated street value of €740,000.
A man, aged in his 30s, was arrested at the scene and was being held for questioning at Wexford Garda Station on Friday night. He is being held under Section two of Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act which allows for him to be detained for up to seven days.
The seizure was the result of a joint operation in Wexford carried out by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the Revenue Customs Service.
The investigation related to “serious organised criminal activity”, the Garda said in a statement on Friday night.