NewsCrime Desk

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

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.