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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C
Garda Press Office The seized drugs.
# operation tara
Organised crime gardaí seize €700k of cocaine in Dublin
A man in his 30s was also arrested.

ONE MAN HAS been arrested and around €700k worth of cocaine has been seized following a search operation yesterday. 

Officers said they made the arrest and seizure following what they described as the “interception of a vehicle in the Carpenterstown area of Dublin 15″.

A statement said the intelligence-led operation was carried out by officers from the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, supported by the Special Crime Task Force.

Around €2,900 in cash was also seized during the operation.   

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Blanchardstown Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

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