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Two Arrested and €400,000 Cannabis Seized - Cork, 9th May 2022

Issue Date: 10 May 2022

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí attached to the Midleton District Crime Unit and Midleton Drugs Unit seized drugs worth €400,000 and arrested two persons following a search in Cork on Monday, 9th, May 2022.

At approximately 7.30pm, Gardaí stopped and searched a vehicle in the Carrigtwohill area. Gardaí discovered 20kg of suspected cannabis herb. The drugs seized are estimated to be worth €400,000. They will now be sent for further analysis.   A woman and a man, both aged in their 30s, were arrested at the scene. They are currently detained at Cobh Garda Station under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1996.

Investigations ongoing.