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Man arrested by Gardai after massive cocaine haul discovered

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Picture of the drugs discovered in Rosslare today (Image via Revenue)
Picture of the drugs discovered in Rosslare today (Image via Revenue)

Revenue officers in Rosslare Europort seized over 17kgs of cocaine today.

As part of routine profiling operations, an Irish registered truck disembarking the ferry was scanned and searched, with the assistance of detector dog Ralph (below).

The drugs, with an estimated street value of approximately €1.2 million, were found concealed in a side panel of the truck.
 
The driver, an Irish male in his fifties, was arrested by Gardaí and brought to Wexford Garda Station.  

Investigations are ongoing.