Significant heroin seizure at Rosslare Europort

Friday 02 August 2013 22.23
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10.26kg of heroin was found in a Mercedes jeep disembarking from a ferry from France
10.26kg of heroin was found in a Mercedes jeep disembarking from a ferry from France
Customs Sniffer dog, Ralph detected the drugs in the vehicle
Customs Sniffer dog, Ralph detected the drugs in the vehicle

Officers from Revenue's Customs division have seized heroin worth almost €1.54m at Rosslare Europort.

A sniffer dog detected drugs in a vehicle which had disembarked from a ferry arriving from France.

A Mercedes jeep was scanned by the customs x-ray scanner, which indicated an anomaly.

10.26kg of heroin was found concealed in the vehicle.

A Dutch national in his 60s has been arrested and taken to Wexford Garda Station shortly.