Three arrested after suspected stolen property seized at Rosslare Europort

It is believed the property is worth in the region of €70,000

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A picture of the seized beer kegs | Image: Garda press office

Three men have been arrested and suspected stolen property seized in a garda operation at Rosslare Europort.

During a joint operation between gardaí and Revenue's Customs officers Thursday night, a white Mercedes lorry was stopped as it was about to board a ferry departing Rosslare for Cherbourg.

An initial search of the lorry revealed what gardaí believed to be stolen property.

During a further search of the vehicle, property including bicycles, power tools, garden machinery and beer kegs were found.

The lorry that was stopped | Image: Garda press office

The approximate value of the property that was seized is in the region of €70,000.

The occupants of the vehicle - three men aged in their 20s and 30s - were arrested at the scene.

The men detained are all Romanian nationals with addresses in Ireland.

They are detained at Wexford garda station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.