Our website uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience and to collect information about how you use this site to improve our service to you. By not accepting cookies some elements of the site, such as video, will not work. Please visit our Cookie Policy page for more information on how we use cookies.

Operation Tara - Woman Arrested and €130,500 Drugs, €39,000 Cash Seized, Dublin 8, Monday 13th March 2023.

Issue Date: 14/03/2023

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí have arrested a woman and seized over €130,000 worth of drugs and €39,000 in cash in Dublin 8, on Monday 13th March 2023.

At approximately 11:30pm yesterday evening, Gardaí attached to Tallaght Divisional Detective Unit and the District Drugs Unit searched a residential premises in the Christchurch area.

During the course of this search 800g of suspected Diamorphine with an estimated value of €113,000 and 250g of suspected cocaine with an estimated value of €17,500 was seized alongside €39,000 cash.

All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland (FSI) for analysis.

A woman aged in her early 50s was arrested at the scene and taken to Tallaght Garda Station where she was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

She has since been charged and is scheduled to appear before Tallaght District Court this morning, Tuesday, 14th March 2023.

Investigations are ongoing