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Gardaí Make Major Drugs Haul In Cashel

The Garda press office have confirmed that some €300,000 worth of drugs were seized as part of Garda operations here in Co. Tipperary, over last weekend.  Seizures were made during two separate operations in the Cashel area.

Gardaí halted and searched a vehicle in Cashel, in the early hours of last Sunday morning. This search led to the discovery of some €30,000 worth of cannabis resin and the arrest of two persons, who were subsequently detained at Cahir Garda Station for questioning.

A follow up search was conducted at a property in Cashel on Sunday, 28th January, by the Cork Divisional drugs unit, assisted by local Gardaí. During this search €280,000 worth of heroin (Subject to chemical analysis) and €3,000 worth of cannabis resin were further located and seized.

One male, aged 45 yrs, remains in custody and is expected to appear before a special sitting of Nenagh District Court this evening. A file will also be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in relation to a female, aged 43 yrs who has since been released from custody.

The seizures were all part of an intelligence led Garda operation by the Cork City Drugs Unit, assisted by the Cahir, Co. Tipperary, Garda Armed Support Unit (ASU).

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