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Operation Tara - Arrest and Seizure of Drugs and Cash, North Strand, Dublin 3. 28th May, 2023.

Issue Date: 28th May 2023

Today, Sunday 28th May, 2023 as part of Operation Tara, Gardaí attached to the Divisional Drug Unit, Store Street conducted a search operation at a premises on North Strand, Dublin 3 and arrested one man and seized a quantity of drugs and cash. 

During the course of the search operation Cannabis Herb with a estimated street value of €32,000, a small variety of tablets and cocaine with a value of €740 and €4,100 in cash was seized. 

The drugs seized will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

One man, aged in their 20s was arrested during the search and was detained in accordance with the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at a Dublin Garda Station.  He has since been charged in relation to the seizure and is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice, Court number 1 tomorrow morning Monday 29th May, 2023 at 10.30a.m. 

Investigations are ongoing.