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€70,000 of Drugs and €45,000 Cash Seized - Man Arrested - Dundalk - 4th January 2022

Issue Date: 5th January 2021

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí have seized drugs with a value of €70,000 and seized €45,000 in cash following an operation in Dundalk yesterday, Tuesday 4th January 2022.

At approximately 11am, Gardaí stopped and searched a vehicle on the Carrickmacross Road, Dundalk. During the search €45,000 in cash was discovered concealed in the vehicle. In a follow up search at a property on Park Street, Dundalk, €53,000 worth of suspected cocaine and €17,000 of suspected MDMA and other drug paraphernalia was seized.

A man in his 50s was arrested in relation to this seizure and is currently detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Dundalk Garda station.

Investigations are ongoing.