Tipperary drugs find: Man in court after cannabis valued at €60,000 found in car

Tipperary drugs find: Man in court after cannabis valued at €60,000 found in car

Tipperary drugs find: Man in court after cannabis valued at €60,000 found in car

A man was before the district court in Nenagh this Tuesday in connection with a major drugs find on the outskirts of the town.

Cannabis with an estimated street value of €60,000 was seized by gardaí in Nenagh this Monday after gardaí pursued a car that failed to stop at a speed checkpoint in the Nenagh area at around 6pm.

The gardaí later encountered the car outside the Arrabawn Co-op store in Tyone on the Nenagh to Thurles road.

The driver, a male in his 20s, was arrested on suspicion of drug driving and dangerous driving.

On searching the vehicle gardaí discovered a large quantity of cannabis, and the man was detained on suspicion of having drugs for sale or supply

As a result of the discovery a follow-up search was carried out in Limerick and a further arrest was made.

Sgt Declan O’Carroll of Nenagh Garda station confirmed that investigations were ongoing.

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