Two males detained at Thurles Garda Station following suspected €50,000 cocaine seizure

Anne O'Grady

Reporter:

Anne O'Grady

Two males detained at Thurles Garda Station following suspected €50,000 cocaine seizure

A vehicle was stopped and searched

Two males in their 30's and 40's are currently detained at Thurles Garda Station after a vehicle was stopped and searched, during which a quantity of suspected cocaine, worth €50,000, was recovered.

As part of an on going operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in the Tipperary Division a vehicle was stopped and searched near Abbeyleix, Laois, on 16th August 2018 at approximately 8:20pm.

During this search a quantity of suspected cocaine (pending analysis) to the value of €50,000 was recovered.

Two males in their 30's and 40's were arrested at the scene and are currently detained at Thurles Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 Drug Trafficking Criminal Justice Act 1996 as amended.