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Operation Tara: €100,000 Cannabis and €350,000 Cash Seizure - Phibsboro, Dublin 7 - 11th March 2023

Issue Date: 12 March 2023

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí have seized approximately €100,000 of suspected drugs and €350,000 in cash, following an operation in Dublin 7 yesterday, Saturday 11th March 2023.

At approximately 5:45pm, Gardaí stopped and conducted a search of a vehicle on Goldsmith Street. During the search, approximately €5,000 worth of cannabis was seized. A follow up search was conducted at a property on Royal Canal View, Phibsboro. During the course of this search, approximately €100,000 worth of cannabis and €350,000 in cash was seized.

A man and woman, both aged in their 30s were arrested and taken to Bridewell Garda station, where they were detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Bridewell Garda station.

Both have since been charged and are due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice tomorrow morning, Monday 13th March 2023.