Revenue Officers Seize Over $6.1 Million Worth of Drugs in Fruit Shipment
IRELAND - Another innocent shipment of fresh fruit was caught up in crime over the weekend as officials at the Rosslare Europort in Ireland discovered cannabis amongst a load of melons and oranges.
According to Today FM, 5.5 million euros (upward of $6.19 million USD) worth of the drug was concealed within the fruit containers. The shipment reportedly arrived from Spain and was selected for a random check.
The trailer arrived unaccompanied when officials decided to X-Ray the contents, uncovering 277 kilos (around 610.68 pounds) of cannabis.
The news source noted that the investigation as to who is responsible is still open.
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