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'Ralph' the dog sniffs out drugs worth €190,000 at Rosslare Europort

Two Lithuanian nationals have been arrested after heroin and amphetamines were found.

Revenue sniffer dog Ralph.
Revenue sniffer dog Ralph.
Image: Recenue's Customs Service

OFFICERS FROM THE Revenue’s Customs Service have seized 1.16 kilograms of heroin and 1.1 kilograms of amphetamine with a total estimated street value of EUR190,000 at Rosslare Europort.

The drugs were discovered when drug dog Ralph gave a positive reaction when a van was stopped after disembarking from a ferry which came from France.

A small quantity of steroids, cigarettes, tobacco and alcohol were also seized.

Two Lithuanian nationals – one in his thirties and one in his forties – were arrested and taken to Wexford Garda Station.

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