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Revenue dogs sniff out €12.3m of heroin in Co Wexford

Suspected heroin worth €12.3m has been seized at Rosslare Europort. The discovery was made on T...
Jack Quann
Jack Quann

13.53 6 Aug 2021


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Revenue dogs sniff out €12.3m...

Revenue dogs sniff out €12.3m of heroin in Co Wexford

Jack Quann
Jack Quann

13.53 6 Aug 2021


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Suspected heroin worth €12.3m has been seized at Rosslare Europort.

The discovery was made on Thursday as part of an intelligence led operation when Revenue officers detected and seized approximately 88kgs.

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The drugs were discovered when a truck and low-loader trailer, arriving into Ireland from mainland Europe, was stopped and searched.

The search was carried out using Revenue's mobile x-ray scanner and with the help of detector dogs Sam and Flynn.

Revenue detector dog Flynn Revenue detector dog Flynn. Picture by: Revenue

It was concealed in machinery being carried on the low-loader.

Revenue says investigations are ongoing, with the assistance of the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau as well as in collaboration with international law enforcement partners.

Main image: Revenue detector dog Sam. Picture by: Revenue

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