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Court Appearance - Operation Tara - €62,000 Diamorphine Seized, Cork City, 27th May 2022

Issue Date: 29/05/2022

Two men arrested following the seizure of Diamorphine in the course of a search operation in Cork City on Friday evening, May 27, are expected to appear before a sitting of Cork City District Court No.1 on Monday, May 30 at 10:30am, charged in connection with the case.

The previous press release listed below refers.

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí have seized €62,000 of Diamorphine following a search in Cork City yesterday evening, 27th May 2022.

Gardaí attached to Cork Divisional Drugs Unit stopped and searched two men at Kent Railway Station approximately 7:40pm. During the course of this search 0.45 kg of Diamorphine (subject to analysis) with a street value of approximately €62,000 was recovered.

Both men, aged in their 20s and 50s was arrested and conveyed to Gurranbraher Garda Station where they are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
Investigations are ongoing.