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Cocaine worth €4.6 million seized in Rosslare

Detector dog Defor helped gardaí and Revenue officers intercept the drugs.

COCAINE WITH AN estimated street value of €4.6 million has been seized at Rosslare Europort.

The 66kg of cocaine was intercepted as part of a joint investigation by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and Revenue Customs officials.

Rosslare Cocaine The seized cocaine

A spokesperson for Revenue said the drugs were “destined for the Irish market and were intercepted following the deployment of Revenue’s mobile x-ray scanner and with the assistance of detector dog Defor, in inbound freight from Europe at Rosslare Port”.

Defor Defor Source: Revenue

No arrests have been made to date and enquiries are ongoing.

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If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding drug smuggling, they can contact Revenue on the confidential phone number 1800 295 295.

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