Drugs worth €334,000 seized in Tallaght
The drugs seized in Tallaght on Friday Pic An Garda Síochána

Drugs worth €334,000 seized in Tallaght

Drugs worth €334,000 were seized by gardai and a man arrested during a search operation in Tallaght on Friday.

During the search, as part of Operation Tara, Gardaí seized cocaine valued at €178,080, ketamine valued at €156,000 and €70 of heroin.

The combined amount is estimated at €334,150.

A quantity of benzocaine was also discovered in a number of containers.

A Garda statement released this afternoon said: “The drugs seized will now undergo further analysis.

“Earlier this morning, Saturday, 19th November 2022, a man (30s) was arrested in connection with this seizure.”

The man is currently detained Under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1996 at Tallaght Garda Station.