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Tipperary Gardaí Seize €1 Million In Drugs & Cash In Thurles

Picture courtesy An Garda Síochána, Tipperary.

Tipperary Gardaí have arrested a man and seized suspected drugs and cash to the value of over €1 million, in Thurles, Co. Tipperary, late yesterday. This arrest and seizure formed part of an ongoing operation that has been successfully targeting the sale and supply of drugs throughout Co. Tipperary.

Shortly after 10:00pm last night, Gardaí from the Tipperary District supported by uniform and armed Gardaí from the Southern Region, carried out a search of a field in the Kilcommon area near Thurles.

During the course of this intelligence led search, Gardaí seized €647,500 of suspected cocaine and approximately €370,000 in cash.

A man, understood to be aged in his late 40’s, was arrested and currently remains detained at Templemore Garda station under section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

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