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UPDATE: Man arrested following drug seizure worth €110,000 in Tipperary

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BREAKING: Man arrested following drug seizure worth €110,000 in Tipperary

A man has been arrested following the discovery of €110,000 worth of drugs in a car in North Tipperary yesterday evening.

On Wednesday, August 14, gardaí on patrol in the Milestone area of Tipperary observed a suspicious vehicle with one male occupant. 

The vehicle was intercepted and following a search, gardai uncovered two kilos of suspected cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €40,000 and one kilo of suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of €70,000, subject to analysis.

A man, aged in his 30's, was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Tipperary Town Garda Station under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act. 

Investigations are ongoing.

Detective Inspector Seamus Maher, Thurles stated that this is a "significant seizure" impacting on those engaged in drug trafficking in Tipperary.

He also acknowledged the good work by gardai in Tipperary combatting sale and supply of controlled drugs.

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