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Operation Tara – Drugs worth €150,000 seized and one man arrested in Sandyford Dublin - 1st June 2023

Issue Date: 2nd June 2023

As Part of Operation Tara, Gardaí attached to the DMR East Divisional Drugs Unit conducted an intelligence led operation in the Dundrum area of Dublin on Thursday 1st June, 2023.

In the course of the operation, shortly after 5pm, Gardaí searched a car and van and seized quantities of cocaine, cannabis herb and cannabis jellies with an estimated value of €150, 000 (analysis pending). A sum of cash €1130 and a Rolex watch was also seized.

A 30-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drug Trafficking Act, 1996 at a Garda station in south east Dublin. He can be held for up to seven days.

The drugs seized will be forwarded for FSI for analysis.

The investigation is ongoing and further updates will follow.