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Operation Tara – Drugs Seizures and Arrests County Wicklow 10th March 2023

Issue Date: 11/03/2023

As part of Operation Tara and ongoing investigations targeting the sale and distribution on drugs and related criminal activity, Gardaí from the Bray and Wicklow Drugs Units conducted searches under warrant at locations in County Wicklow on Friday 10th March, 2023.

During the operation two residential properties were searched Wicklow Town and Greystones along with an industrial unit in Delgany.

In the course of the searches Gardaí seized illegal drugs worth €27,000, including quantities of cocaine, cannabis herb amphetamine (analysis pending), as well as €6000 in cash. Other items used in the distribution of drugs, including a weighing scales, plastic packaging and containers were also recovered.
Two males aged in their 20s were arrested and detained for questioning as part of this investigation at Bray and Wicklow Garda Stations. Both have since been charged and are expected to appear before the District Court in the coming weeks.

Investigations are ongoing.