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One Man Arrested - Drug Seizure €100,000 Cannabis Herb Co Kildare 9th October 2021 – Operation Tara

Issue Date: 18/10/2021

Gardaí from Naas have arrested one man following the seizure of cannabis herb worth €100,000 in Co Kildare earlier this month.

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí from Naas recovered cannabis herb worth €100,000 in the course of searching a stolen motor van in Allenwood, Co Kildare on the 9th October. The drugs seized were sent for analysis to FSI and the van was technically examined by local Garda scenes of crime officers.

During a follow up operation on Monday 18th October, a man in his 30s was arrested in Co Kildare by investigating Gardaí. He is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Naas Garda Station and can be held for up to seven days.    

The investigation is ongoing and further updates will follow.