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€334,150 Drugs Seized and Man Arrested, Tallaght, Dublin 24 - 18th November 2022

Issue Date: 19th November 2022

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí seized combined drugs valued in excess of €330,000 and arrested a man following a search operation in Tallaght on Friday, 18th November 2022.

During this search, Gardaí seized cocaine valued at €178,080, ketamine valued at €156,000 and €70 of heroin. The combined amount is estimated at €334,150. A quantity of benzocaine was also discovered in a number of containers.

The drugs seized will now undergo further analysis.

Earlier this morning, Saturday, 19th November 2022, a man (30s) was arrested in connection with this seizure.

He is currently detained Under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1996 at Tallaght Garda Station

Investigations ongoing.