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Operation Tara: €141,000 Drugs Seized, St. Mary's Park, Limerick, 15th March 2023

Issue Date: 16/03/2023

Gardaí in Limerick have seized over €140,000 worth of drugs following a search operation in the St. Mary's Park area of Limerick yesterday evening, Wednesday 15th March 2023.

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí attached to the Limerick Divisional Drugs Unit carried out a search operation on open waste ground in the St. Mary's Park area yesterday evening at approximately 7pm.

During the course of the search, 1kg of suspected heroin with an estimated street value of €137,000 and suspected cocaine with an estimated value of €4,000 was seized. A large of quantity of suspected mixing agent was also found concealed in the area.

All items have been seized and are subject to analysis by Forensic Science Ireland (FSI).

No arrests have been made at this time and investigations are ongoing.