Border Force officers are investigating after approximately seven kilos of heroin was seized at Dover’s Eastern Docks.
The drugs, with an estimated street value of £350,000, were discovered when officers stopped a British-registered lorry after it had arrived in Dover on a ferry from Dunkirk.
After the vehicle was scanned, a search was carried out and officers found the heroin concealed in the load of empty meat bins.
A 41-year-old man from Bourne, Lincolnshire has been bailed and enquiries by Border Force continue.
More top news
Very windy with heavy rain moving east tonight. Becoming drier but staying windy later. Then sunny spells and strong winds tomorrow
Heavy rain and strong winds this evening. The rain will clear tonight but staying windy, especially along the coast
Hampshire police arrest seven more men in investigation into an alleged conspiracy to commit serious sexual offences on the Isle of Wight.