Another Drug Stash Located In Tipperary Field

Tipperary Gardaí, as part of their war on the sale and supply of illegal drugs, have seized drugs to the estimate value of €5,000, from a field in Clonmel, South Co. Tipperary.

Picture courtesy An Garda Síochána, Tipperary.

As part of an ongoing operation specifically targeting the sale and supply of amphetamine and other drugs in Tipperary; Gardaí from the Clonmel District Drugs Unit, assisted by uniformed Gardaí from Clonmel Garda Station, carried out a search on a house in the Old Bridge area of Clonmel, close to Raheen Road, at around 1:00pm today.

As part of their exploration, Gardaí searched an adjacent field to this property and discovered cocaine to the value of €4,250, cannabis herb to the value of €500, together with alprazolam valued at €150.

The latter drug Alprazolam is used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. It belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines which act on the brain and nerves (central nervous system) to produce a calming effect.

To date no arrests have been made, however Gardai are following a definite line of enquiry.


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