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Irish man arrested after almost half a million worth of drugs discovered in cattle truck

Crime DeskBy Sunday World
The seized drugs
The seized drugs

Revenue officers seized nearly 21kg of herbal cannabis at Rosslare Europort today after searching a cattle truck.

Revenue officers seized 20.8kg of herbal cannabis today when they stopped and searched a cattle truck, with the assistance of detector dog Ralph.

The cattle truck was carrying a load of ceramics and had travelled from Cherbourg.

The drugs have an estimated value of €416,000, and were discovered concealed in the ceramics.

A 33-year-old Irish male was arrested by gardai at the scene, and has been detained for questioning.