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Operation Tara - €60,000 Cannabis Seized, Cork City, 27th May 2022

Issue Date: 28 May 2022

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí have seized €60,000 of Cannabis following a search in Cork City yesterday evening, 27th May 2022.

Gardaí attached to Cork Divisional Drugs Unit and Mayfield Drugs Unit stopped and searched a car at approximately 4:00pm at John Horgan Quay.  During the course of this search 3kg of suspected Cannabis with an approximate value of €60,000 was recovered.

The driver of the vehicle a woman aged in her late 30s was arrested and conveyed to Mayfield Garda Station where she is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.