29/11/2019

Two Arrested In Connection With Major Drug Seizure In Tipperary

A man and a woman, both aged in their 20s, have been arrested in connection with the seizure of approximately €100,000 of suspected cannabis and cocaine, and cash totalling €2,250 in Lagganstown, Tipperary on 28th November, 2019.

As part of Operation Overwatch, Gardaí from the Tipperary Divisional Drug Unit executed a search warrant at a house in Lagganstown, Golden, Co. Tipperary shortly before 10am.

During the course of the search a large quantity of suspected cannabis and a smaller quantity of cocaine was discovered in a car located on the grounds of the property. Approximately €2,250 in cash and items of drug paraphernalia were also seized during the course of the search. The suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.

A woman in her 20s was arrested at scene and is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Thurles Garda Station

A man in his 20s was later arrested at a separate location and is also detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Thurles Garda Station.

(MH/JG)

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