Gardaí seized over €141,000 of suspected cannabis, cocaine and tablets along with over €10,000 in cash during a search conducted as part of Operation Tara in Waterford city today, Friday 5th May.
The search took place at approximately 7:45am at a property in Ferrybank by Gardaí from the Waterford Divisional Drugs Unit with assistance from the Garda Dog Unit and was part of ongoing investigations into the sale and supply of drugs in Waterford city.
During the course of this search, Gardaí seized approximately €89,320 of suspected cannabis, €20,700 of suspected cocaine, €24,000 of suspected Alprazolam tablets and €7,000 of suspected Zopiclone tablets. €10,540 in cash was also seized.
All of the drugs seized (totalling €141,020) will be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.
A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene. He is currently being detained at a Garda Station in Waterford under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
Garda investigations are ongoing.
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