As part of Operation TARA, Gardaí attached to the Divisional Drugs Unit based at Drogheda Garda Station seized €1.12 million worth of cocaine in the course of an intelligence led operation in Drogheda, Co Louth, on Saturday the 12th of November, 2022.

The drugs were discovered when Gardaí searched a car in the Tullyallen area of Drogheda shortly after 1pm. A man in his late 30s was arrested at the scene.

He is currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Drogheda Garda station. He be held for up to seven days.

All of the drugs seized are subject to analysis.