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Operation Tara - €60,000 Cannabis Seized - Man Arrested - Cobh, Co. Cork - 4th May 2022

Issue Date: 5th April 2022

Gardaí have seized €60,000 worth of Cannabis, €9,000 in cash and arrested one man following an operation in Cobh on 4th May 2022.

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí attached to the Midleton District Drugs Unit searched a house in the East Hill area of Cobh.

Cannabis herb worth approximately €60,000 (analysis pending) along with €9,000 in cash, was found in the course of the search.

A man in his late teens was arrested and detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 for questioning, at Cobh Garda station.

He has since been released without charge and a file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Investigations are ongoing.