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Operation Tara: €78,390 Drug Seizure - Two Arrests - Waterford City - 25th August 2022

Issue Date: 26/08/2022

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí have seized €78,390 worth of drugs following a search operation in Waterford City yesterday, Thursday 25th August 2022.

At approximately 8:45pm yesterday evening, Gardaí conducted a search of a property in Ferrybank, Waterford City. During the course of the search, 1.1kg of cocaine, with a value of €76,650, was discovered. A further €1,740 worth of cannabis was also discovered during the search.

All of the drugs seized will now be sent for further analysis.

Two males, one aged in his 20s and the other in his teens were arrested as a result and are currently being detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking Act) 1996 at Waterford Garda station.