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Tipperary Gardaí Seize Amphetamines & Cash.

Yesterday morning at approximately 11.30am members of the Detective Branch; Unit D at Carrick-on-Suir; Clonmel District Drugs Unit and Regional Dog Unit from Henry Street, carried out a search, under warrant, at an address in the Ninemilehouse area of Co. Tipperary.

Photo courtesy An Garda Síochána, Co. Tipperary.

Amphetamines with an estimated street value of €8,000 (pending analysis) were seized, together with €1,900 in cash, mobile phones, a small quantity of tablets and a digital scales.

Amphetamine are a stimulant. They can be in a powder or tablet form, which you can sniff, swallow or inject. Speed is an off-white or pinkish powder and can sometimes look like crystals. Usage can cause heart failure, mental health problems such as psychosis, paranoia, delusions, anxiety, depression, irritability, aggression and hallucinations.

A male in his 30’s was arrested at the scene under the Provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Clonmel Garda Station. Following questioning he was since been released and a file is currently being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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