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Drugs Seized By Patrolling Gardaí, near Cahir, Co. Tipp.

A man is due before a special sitting of Cashel District Court today, accused of suspected drug trafficking, amongst other possible preferred charges.

Gardaí, at around 3.00pm yesterday afternoon, and while on patrol on the M8, near Cahir, pulled over the 39-year-old male driver of a car, whom they detected exceeding the speed limit.

On their further determination of the drivers condition, he was then arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, together with driving having no Motor Insurance and no Vehicle Road Tax.

Having confiscated the car; in the Garda follow up search of the vehicle and the man, cannabis herb with an estimated street value of around €38,000 was also located and seized.


Gardaí Seek Information On Cashel Burglary

Gardaí are appealing to any person who may have witnessed suspicious activity in the area of Dualla Road, Cashel, Co. Tipperary on the Monday night or early Tuesday morning, of the week beginning March 26th / 27th last.

Thieves stole assorted power tools, including drills and chain saws, with a value in access of €1,000, together with a consignment of diesel fuel from a parked lorry, at an address in the townsland of Boscabell.

Persons who may have information on this burglary are being asked to contact Cahir Garda Station Tel: (052) 7441222; Cashel Garda Station Tel: (062) 62866; the Garda Confidential Line; Tel: 1800 666 111, or indeed any Garda Station.


Three Arrests Made Following Rural Tipperary Burglary

Two men, aged 21 and 22, together with a 15-year-old boy, were arrested yesterday evening by Gardaí in the Limerick area, as part of Operation Thor.

The three people, of which two are brothers, are understood to be from the Tallaght area of west Co. Dublin and were detained for questioning at Nenagh and Roscrea Garda Stations. The arrests were made following an intelligence-led investigation

Members of the National Garda Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau supported by the Emergency Response Unit, under Operation Thor, stopped two high powered cars, following a rural burglary in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, during which one of the seized high-powered vehicles had been stolen.

The three arrests yesterday bring to 6,600 the number of arrests under Operation Thor since 2015.


Tipperary Teenager Accused Of Targeting Bank Customers

An 18 year old teenager, named as Mr Wesley Maughan, has been charged as part of an ongoing Garda investigation involving the targeting of bank customers, identified as having withdrawn substantial sums of cash from various bank branches in the Munster areas.

The teenager, with an address at Coolnagarra, Burncourt, Cahir, Co. Tipperary, appeared in Cashel District Court here in Co Tipperary and now stands accused of three offences.  Mr Maughan was charged with; (1) the theft of €3,000 in cash; (2) the theft of a Michael Kors handbag, latter valued at €290; (3) criminal damage caused to a motor vehicle in the Lidl Car Park at Bishopstown in Co. Cork, all of which happened on January 18th, 2018,  to the same female victim.

Det Garda Gary Duggan who gave evidence of arrest, charge and caution, informed the court that Mr Maughan had made no reply to any of the three charges, after caution. Gardaí did not object to bail once certain conditions were attached to the accused, including that he sign on daily at Cahir Garda station, Co. Tipperary.

Mr Justice Terence Finn remanded Mr Maughan on bail to appear at Cork District Court on April 4th next.


New Professional House-Sitting Service Operational In Co. Tipperary

With opportunistic crime now, part and parcel of everyday living both in Co. Tipperary and indeed further afield; a long overdue, new and much needed house sitting service has been conceived here in the Premier County.

Most people are aware that certain criminal elements are now using information gleaned from social media blogs, newspaper and local magazine reports, which indicate that private homes, farms and private businesses may be left temporarily unattended, due to that wedding celebration; the well earned weekends away; the annual holiday, or sadly the required attendance at the funeral of a friend or close relative.

Imagine attending such an event in the clear knowledge that a competent, trustworthy individual is inside your property for the few hours you are forced to leave your home unattended.

The good news, which we only learned today, is that a new service has come on stream over the past number of months here in the county; its name House Sitting Service.

Reports which I have gleaned from numerous previous users of this now necessary urban and rural service, all declare, without hesitation, that they have found this Garda approved service to be totally professional, while operating with discretion and offering total confidentially.

The House Sitting Service provider will arrive well before their host need to vacate the property, in order to receive any special instructions, and will remain in your home until the host themselves or some other members of the family return to relieve the situation.

From the reports we have received here on Thurles.Info, to date, already this amenity is proving an invaluable service within the Tipperary area.

Readers do take this opportunity to make a permanent note of this contact phone number, (shown hereunder), for inclusion in your own personal contacts held on your mobile phone.

To communicate with this “House Sitting Service” simply phone Mobile No: (086) 6051189 and arrange to meet the service provider, prior to your special event.