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Proceeds Of Criminal Activity Seized By Tipperary Gardaí

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As part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, members of the District Drugs Unit carried out a search at a house in the Ballingarrane area of Clonmel shortly after 6:00pm yesterday.

During the course of this search Gardaí seized €4,000 in cash, believed to be the proceeds of criminal activity.

Gardaí also seized a man’s Canada Goose Forest Green jacket worth in the region of €600 to €1,000 and a vacuum packing machine suspected to be used for the packaging of drugs.

To date no arrests have been made, however Gardaí are understood to be following a definite line of enquiry.


Gardaí Locate Grow House In Thurles, Co. Tipperary

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Gardaí have arrested one man, aged in his 30’s, and seized €12,500 of suspected drugs in Thurles Tipperary yesterday.

Shortly before 4:00pm Gardaí from Tipperary Divisional Drugs Unit, assisted by Templemore Gardaí, executed a search warrant at a house in Two-Mile-Borris, Thurles.

During the course of their search, Gardaí discovered a grow house which contained cannabis plants together with lighting fixtures and a heat control system.

Gardaí seized suspected cannabis plants and cannabis herb, while also seizing two mobile phones, a tablet device and a weighing scales.

The arrested man is currently being detained.


Tipperary Gardaí Continue War On Peddlers Of Misery

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Yesterday afternoon members of the District Drugs Unit on patrol in the grounds of Saint Oliver’s Church, Heywood Road Clonmel, Co. Tipperary encountered two men who fled from Gardaí.
One of the men was apprehended and had in his possession €600 of suspected cannabis herb.

The man was arrested and taken into custody.


Smash & Grab At Ely’s Centra Store, Thurles. Co. Tipperary

A thief or thieves smashed their way into Ely’s Centra Store on Kickham Street, Thurles, early this morning.

The intruder /intruders used what is believed to be the cement base of an advertising sign to smash the plate glass pane on the front door.

The normally busy store, this morning, remains closed while Gardaí investigate the criminal activity, but it is expected to open within the next half hour.

Persons with any information regarding this break-in, are requested to contact Thurles Garda Station, Tel: 0504 25100; the Garda Confidential Telephone Line at 1800 666 111, or indeed any Garda Station.


Gardaí Seize Cash & Drugs Valued €13,500 In Tipperary

Tipperary Gardaí continue war on the peddlers of misery.
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Gardaí seize suspected drugs and cash valued at €13,500 in Co. Tipperary yesterday evening.

Shortly before 7:00pm Gardaí from the Detective Branch in Carrick-on-Suir and the Clonmel District Drugs Unit; assisted by the Southern Region Dog Unit, carried out a search of an address at Main Street, Carrick-on-Suir.

Items located included cash, together with some 3,300 suspected addictive Alprazolam tablets and suspected cannabis herb with a value of approximately €10,000 was seized during the course of the search.

A man, understood to be aged in his 30’s, was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Clonmel Garda Station.

At around 11:00pm a further search was carried out at an address at Kickham Place, Mullinahone, Thurles, Co. Tipperary by the same Gardaí.

Here, suspected cannabis herb, amphetamines and cash to the value of €3,500, were seized, along with a weighing scales and mobile phones.
No arrests were made during the last search but Gardaí are following a definite line of enquiry.