Tipperary Garda Search Yields Cannabis Herb Valued €4100.

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Yesterday Gardaí from the Clonmel District, with the assistance of the Garda Dog Unit, Henry Street, carried out a number of searches in the Fethard, Moyglass, Drangan and Mullinahone areas.

At approximately 7.30am Gardaí searched an address at Burke Street, Fethard. During the course of this search cannabis herb, with an estimated street value of €4100.00, was located along with evidence of cannabis having been cultivated within the house.

In relation to this incident, a woman, understood to be aged in her 40’s, was arrested and detained at Clonmel before being released pending the submission of a file to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

Following this incident a further search was carried out in the Mullinahone area. During the course of same, controlled drugs including cannabis resin, cannabis herb, amphetamines and ecstasy were located, latter with an estimated street value of €800.00. In addition €1000.00 in cash, a stun gun, and two canisters of pepper spray were also located.

No arrests were made in this case, but Gardaí are known to be following a definite line of enquiry.

In addition a number of searches were carried out in Moyglass, Fethard, Drangan and Mullinahone, resulting in additional seizures of cannabis and cocaine.


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