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Operation Tara – Man Arrested and €250,000 Drugs Seized, Cork City 11th October 2023

Issue Date: 12th October 2023

Gardaí seized in excess of €250,000 combined drugs and arrested a man following a search in Cork City on Wednesday, 11th October 2023.

Gardaí attached to the Cork City Divisional Drugs Unit, carried out the search of a property as part of an ongoing operation into the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the City.

Approximately €126,000 worth of cocaine and €125,000 of cannabis herb was seized during the course of the search.
All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland (FSI) for analysis.
A man in his 20s remains in Garda custody at a Cork Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 
Investigations ongoing.