€660,000 drugs seizure at Enniscorthy


Cannabis drugs with an estimated value of €660,000 were seized after Gardaí conducted a search operation at a premises in Enniscorthy.

At around 4.30pm on Friday afternoon, a joint operation was conducted by the Wexford Divisional Drug Unit and the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau with assistance from Enniscorthy District Detective Unit.

While in course of the search, Gardaí discovered 33kgs of cannabis with an estimated street value of €660,000, subject to analysis.

No arrests were made. Investigations are ongoing.

The seizure forms part of Operation Tara, an enhanced anti-drugs strategy, which Garda Commissioner Drew Harris launched on July 2nd, 2021.

The focus of Operation Tara is to disrupt, dismantle and prosecute drug trafficking networks, at all levels – international, national, and local – involved in the importation, distribution, cultivation, production, local sale, and supply of controlled drugs.

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