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Drugs Valued €60,000 Seized In Thurles Postal District

Gardaí have been busy over the past two days continuing to remove the curse of drug addiction from our towns and villages.

Yesterday, May 11th; as part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in the villages of Mullinahone, Drangan and Ballingarry (South Riding) areas near Thurles, Co. Tipperary; Gardaí from the Clonmel District Drugs Unit have seized some €60,000 of suspected Cocaine (pending further analysis), at, as yet, an undisclosed outdoor location, between the villages of Mullinahone and Ballingarry (SR).

As part of this ungoing investigation a follow-up search was further carried out at a building in Drangan Village this afternoon. During this search Gardaí seized a weighing scales, a vacuum packing machine, bags and other identified drug paraphernalia.

A man, aged in his 50’s, was arrested at the scene and is currently detained for questioning at Clonmel Garda Station.

This follows a Garda raid, also yesterday, on a grow house in North Tipperary which yeilded cannabis valued €50,000.

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