Gardaí In The City Seize Approximately €35,000 Worth Of Suspected Diamorphine As Part Of Operation Tara

Gardaí in the city have seized approximately 35,000 euro worth of suspected diamorphine as part of Operation Tara.

They arrested one man following a search yesterday afternoon which was part of an ongoing operation targeting the transportation of controlled drugs into the City via public transport.

The Cork City Divisional Drug Unit and the Southern Regional Dog Unit were patrolling Kent Train Station when Garda Dog Rex was drawn to a male passenger who was getting off a train.

The man was taken to Mayfield Garda Station and searched.

Approximately 35,000 euro of suspected diamorphine was found by Gardaí.

The man, aged in his mid 50s, was arrested and is being detained under the the Drug Trafficking Act at Mayfield Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.


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