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Male Arrested Following €100,000 Drugs Seizure In North Tipperary.

A young man has been arrested following the seizure in Nenagh, Co Tipperary of approximately €100,000 worth of cocaine.

The search was undertaken as part of ‘Operation Thor’ by Gardaí from the Divisional Task Force, who were assisted by the Divisional Drugs Unit, the Garda Dog Unit and Gardaí from within the Nenagh District.
Operation Thor actively targets organised crime gangs and repeat offenders through co-ordinated crime prevention and enforcement activity, based on intelligence and the latest burglary trends.

The man arrested in connection with the search is understood to be aged in his 20s, and remains currently detained at a Garda station in the Tipperary area; held under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

The drugs will now be forwarded for analysis t be undertaken by Forensic Science Ireland.

Garda investigations surrounding the drugs seizure are continuing.

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