TWO men were arrested following the seizure of suspected drugs with an estimated value of €10,700 and €3,500 in cash during searches in Limerick City earlier today.
Searches at six locations were conducted by Gardaí from the Limerick Divisional Drugs Unit assisted by the Regional Dog Unit and the Armed Support Unit.
The searches, conducted as part of Operation Tara, were aimed at disrupting, dismantling and prosecuting drug trafficking networks and to seize drugs and criminally acquired assets.
During the course of these searches, approximately €8,050 worth of suspected cocaine was seized in addition to approximately €2,000 of suspected heroin and €650 of suspected cannabis.
Drug paraphernalia and €3,500 in cash was also seized. The suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.
The two men, aged in their 20s and 30s, arrested as part of the investigation are currently being detained at Henry Street Garda Station.