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Operation Tara: €77,000 Drugs Seized and Arrest, Finglas, 27th June 2023

Issue Date: 28th June 2023

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí in Finglas have seized over €77,000 worth of drugs and arrested one man during a search operation in the Dublin 11 area yesterday evening, Tuesday 27th June 2023.

The search was conducted as part of Operation Tara in an effort to target the sale and supply of drugs in the Finglas West area.

At approximately 8.30pm, Gardaí attached to the Divisional Drugs Unit, Detective Unit and uniform Gardaí based in Finglas Garda Station searched a residence in Finglas. During the course of the search, Gardaí seized suspected cannabis valued at €20,000, suspected heroin valued at €5,000, Alprazolam tablets valued at €52,500, as well as a quantity of cash.

A male, aged in his 20s, was arrested as part of this investigation and is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at a Garda station in Dublin.

Investigations are ongoing.