Drugs worth €465,000 seized in Ballygar

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí have seized €465,000 worth of drugs following a search operation at a property in Ballygar, Co. Galway.

At approximately 12:30pm yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, 7th September), Gardaí conducted a search of the property and during the course of the search cannabis plants ,with a value of €465,000, were discovered.

All of the drugs seized will now be sent for further analysis.

Two males, one aged in his 40s and the other in his 30s, were arrested as a result. Both were detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking Act) 1996 at Waterford North Western Regional Headquarters.

Both have since been charged and are due to appear before Ballinasloe District Court this morning, Thursday 8th September 2022.