Man arrested following Co Tipp drug seizure

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Gardaí have arrested a man and seized €60,000 of suspected cocaine in Co. Tipperary.

As a part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in the Mullinahone, Drangan and Ballingarry areas of Co Tipperary, Gardaí from the Clonmel District Drugs Unit seized €60,000 of suspected cocaine (pending analysis) yesterday at an outdoor location between Mullinahone and Ballingarry.

As part of this investigation a follow-up search was carried out this afternoon at a house in Drangan village. During the search Gardaí seized a weighing scales, a vacuum packing machine, bags and other drug paraphernalia.

A man, aged in his 50s, was arrested at the scene and is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act at Clonmel Garda Station.