Two arrested over Tipperary drugs seizure

Cannabis and cocaine worth an estimated €470,000 found

Gardai found 20kgs of herbal cannabis and 1kg of cocaine at a house in Co Tipperary yesterday.

Gardai found 20kgs of herbal cannabis and 1kg of cocaine at a house in Co Tipperary yesterday.

 

Gardai ­ have arrested two men following the seizure of cannabis and cocaine worth an estimated €470,000 in Co Tipperary.

Officers from Tipperary and Limerick Drug Units searched a house at Ballywire, Kilross, yesterday afternoon.

A kilo of cocaine and 20kg of cannabis herb were found.

Two men in their 30s were arrested at the scene and taken to Tipperary Garda station where they are being held under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1896.

The men can be detained for up to seven days before being charged or released.