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05 Oct 2022

Gardaí seize drugs and cash in Louth operation

Man arrested and charged

Gardaí seize drugs and cash in Louth operation

Gardaí seize drugs and cash in Louth operation

As part of Operation Tara and Operation Stratus, Gardaí have seized €40,000 worth of cannabis, €13,900 in cash and arrested one man following an operation in Greenhills, Drogheda, Co. Louth.

At approximately 5:15pm on Tuesday 23rd August 2022 Gardaí seized €7,150 in cash and arrested a man in his 20s. In follow up searches in the Drogheda and Clogherhead areas, a further €6,750 in cash and €40,000 worth of suspected cannabis herb was seized.

The arrested man was taken to Drogheda Garda station where he was detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

The arrested male has since been charged and is due to appear before Mullingar District Court at 11:00am this morning, Thursday 25th August 2022.

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