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Gardaí Seize €30k Worth Of Cannabis In Moyne Area

€30k worth of Cannabis seized from a ‘Grow House’ near Moyne, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

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A cannabis ‘Grow House’ was discover on Friday last, 27th October 2017, during a planned search of the Moyne area, close to Thurles, here in Co. Tipperary.

Tipperary Gardaí discovered the ‘Grow House’, containing an estimated €30,000 worth of cannabis herb, as part of their search during last weeks ‘Operation Thor’ offensive combating known criminal activity here in the north of the county.

Operation Thor was set up to actively target organised crime gangs and repeat offenders through co-ordinated crime prevention and enforcement activity. The offensive operation is based on the gathering of intelligence, on the latest crime trends and patterns, to protect in particular rural communities.

We understand that during the search, one male was arrested and a file will now be forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecutions, in relation to the discovery and cannabis seizure.

Some nine other individuals were also arrested across Co. Tipperary, for possession of much smaller quantities of drugs, found during other Garda searches.


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