Gardaí seize €119,000 in drugs and cash in Galway City

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Galway Daily news Gardaí seize €119,000 in drugs and cash in Galway City

Gardaí seized €119,000 in suspected drugs and cash during a number of searches which occurred overnight in Galway City.

Gardaí attached to the Galway Divisional Drugs Unit carried out a number of searches in the East of Galway City on Tuesday September 14 and into the early hours of Wednesday.

This intelligence led operation and resulted in €36,500 worth of suspected cocaine, €80,600 worth of suspected cannabis and €2,100 in cash being seized.

The drugs seized are subject to forensic analysis.

Two men, both in their late teens, were arrested at separate locations in connection to this seizure.

They are both currently detained at North Western Regional Headquarters Galway under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

This seizure was part of Operation Tara, which aims to disrupt and prosecute drug trafficking networks at local, national, and international levels.