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Dog duo Ralph and Defor help seize €90k worth of cannabis

The drugs were seized by customs officers at Rosslare Eurport.

Defor (right) and Ralph (left).
Defor (right) and Ralph (left).
Image: Revenue Commissioners

CANNABIS WITH AN estimated street value of €90,000 has been seized by Revenue in Wexford.

Sniffer dogs alerted officers at Rosslare Eurport to a suspect vehicle which had disembarked from a ferry from Cherbourg.

Officers searched the vehicle and discovered the drugs hidden in gas cylinders.

A UK national was detained for questioning.

It is the second seizure by Revenue’s Customs Services at the port in two days.

Cannabis and ecstasy with a combined street value of €63,200 were discovered in the back of a car, also arriving arriving from Cherbourg on Thursday evening.

Gardaí arrested two Polish nationals, who were taken to Wexford Garda Station for questioning.

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