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27/09/2021

Man arrested in midlands after gardaí make €100,000 drugs bust

Man arrested in midlands after gardaí make €100,000 drugs bust

Man arrested in midlands after gardaí make €100,000 drugs bust

Midlands gardaí have conducted a major drugs raid in Tullamore.

A statement from Garda HQ said Tullamore gardaí seized approximately €100,000 of cannabis and arrested a man following the search of a house in the Tullamore area on Thursday, July 22.

As part of the ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of illegal drugs under Operation Tara, gardaí conducted a search  of a house in Tullamore under warrant.

During the course of the search over 5kg of cannabis was recovered.

A man aged in his 40s was arrested at the premises and conveyed to Tullamore Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

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