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Clonmel Gardaí Seize €8,000 Worth Of Cocaine & Xanax

Gardaí have arrested a juvenile and seized over €8,000 of suspected drugs in Clonmel, South Co. Tipperary, today.

Picture courtesy An Garda Síochána, Tipperary

Shortly after 1.00pm, members of the Clonmel District Drugs Unit, assisted by Clonmel and Carrick on Suir Detective Branch, executed a search warrant at an address in the Brook Crescent area of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.

During the course of the search Gardaí seized €8,000 of alprazolam tablets (Xanax) along with a small quantity of cocaine.

Alprazolam is properly used in medicine to treat anxiety and panic disorders and belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines which act on the brain and central nervous system to produce a calming effect.

A juvenile is currently detained at Clonmel Garda Station.

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