€12.3m worth of heroin seized at Rosslare Europort

By Dan Walsh

Revenue officers at Rosslare Europort have seized around 88kgs of heroin, worth over €12 million following an intelligence led operation at the port yesterday (Thursday).

Detector dog FLYNN

The discovery was made when a truck and low-loader trailer, arriving from mainland Europe, was stopped and searched.

The drugs were discovered concealed in machinery being carried on the low-loader.

The search was carried out with the assistance of Revenue’s mobile x-ray scanner and detector dogs Sam and Flynn, along with ongoing support from assistance of the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.

Anyone with information regarding smuggling can contact Revenue’s confidential phone number on 1800 295 295.

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