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Major Drugs Seizure In South Tipperary

Two people; a man in his late teens and a woman in her mid-30’s, have been arrested after drugs and cash were seized, following the executed a search warrant by Gardaí in South Tipperary.

The search warrant was executed by members of the Gardaí from the Tipperary Town Garda Station; the Divisional Drug Unit and the Southern Region Dog Unit, at approximately 10.30am yesterday morning, Tuesday, March 2nd 2020, on a house in the Bansha area of the county.

The drugs seized included cannabis (estimated value €30,000) and cocaine (estimated value €17,500); total value of drugs seized being €47,500.

Also seized were mobile phones; weighing scales and a knuckle duster, together with a sum of cash amounting to €3,900.

The couple, who were arrested at the scene, were taken to Tipperary Town Garda Station for questioning, before being later released.

A file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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