27 Jun 2022

Woman arrested following significant drugs seizures in Limerick and Dublin

Woman arrested following significant drugs seizures in Limerick and Dublin

The woman is being detained at Henry Street garda station

A WOMAN has been arrested following a significant drugs seizure on the outskirts of Limerick city. 

Cannabis herb, worth around €45,000, was seized yesterday when members of the divisional drugs unit stopped and searched a vehicle at Clonmacken Road.

"The drugs were seized and gardaí arrested the driver of the car, a female aged in her 40s. She was taken to Henry Street garda station where she is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996," said a garda spokesperson who added that Wednesday's operation was part of Operation Tara.

Following further inquiries, a follow-up search was conducted at a residence in the Tallaght area of Dublin 24 last evening.

During the course of that search, gardaí seized suspected cannabis herb, worth around €110,000 and suspected heroin worth an estimated €56,000.

Gardai say all of the drugs will now be sent for analysis and that investigations are ongoing.

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