Issue Date: 28 May 2022
Gardaí conducting the searches under Operation Coronation, in conjunction with Operation Tara in Co. Clare and Limerick on Friday 27th May, 2022 have charged one of the men arrested.
The man who was detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996, aged in his 40s is due to appear before a special sitting of Limerick District Court this evening Saturday 28th May, 2022 at 7p.m charged in relation to the seizure.
In a follow up search today, Saturday 28th May cocaine was seized with an estimated street value of €779,450 (subject to analysis).
Two persons continue to be detained in Garda custody under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996, at Henry Street Garda Station.
Investigations are ongoing.