Man detained after gardai seize drugs in Clonmel house

Eamon Lacey

Reporter:

Eamon Lacey

€15,000 worth of cocaine was seized by gardai from Clonmel at 3pm  today (Friday June 21).

Gardai  assisted by a drugs dog carried out a search in a house in the Knocklofty area. Cocaine with a value of €15,000 was located in the search.

A local man in his mid thirties was arrested and is currently detained in Clonmel Garda Station under Section Two of the Drugs Trafficking Act. He can be held initially for six hours and after that for up to seven days.