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Operation Tara: Over €210,000 of Cocaine Seized and One Arrest, Limerick, 21st November 2022

Issue Date: 21st November 2022

Gardaí have seized over €210,000 worth of suspected cocaine and a large quantity of cash following a search operation at a house in Limerick, today Monday 21st November 2022.

At approximately 2.30pm today, Gardaí attached to the Limerick Divisional Drugs Unit at Henry Street Garda Station conducted a search under warrant at a house in St. Mary's Park, Limerick.

During the course of the search, 3.1kg of suspected cocaine was seized with a street value of over €210,000. A large quantity of cash was also seized. The drugs are subject to analysis by Forensic Science Ireland.

One male (aged in his 50s) was arrested at the scene and taken to Henry Street Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.