Revenue seize cannabis worth €760,000 at Rosslare Europort

Revenue seize cannabis worth €760,000 at Rosslare Europort

Laat Friday (25/06/21), as a result of a joint intelligence led operation conducted by both Revenue’s Customs Service and the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB), Revenue officers seized 38 kgs of cannabis with an estimated value of €760,000 when a truck that had disembarked a ferry from mainland Europe was stopped and searched.  

A man aged 33 was arrested by An Garda Síochána and is currently detained, under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996, at Wexford Garda Station. 

This operation was part of Revenue’s ongoing joint investigations targeting organised crime groups and the importation, sale and supply of illegal drugs. If businesses, or members of the public, have any information regarding drug smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

[Ends 25/6/2021]

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