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Revenue seize drugs worth €286k in three separate raids

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A busy week for drug seizures
A busy week for drug seizures

The Revenue have announced details of three separate raids over the last two days that have netted drugs worth €286,000.

Yesterday a house in the Cahir, Co Tipperary area was searched.

Revenue seized approximately 10,000 Ecstasy tablets, with an estimated value of about €140,000.

A male aged 36 was arrested by Gardaí and is detained at Clonmel Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking)  Act 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.

In a second operation yesterday a house in the Mitchelstown, Co Cork area was searched.

Revenue seized approximately 10,000 Ecstasy tablets, with an estimated value of about €140,000.  

A female aged 19 was arrested by Gardaí and is detained at Fermoy Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996. Investigations are ongoing.

And on Wednesday, a house in the Ballyshannon area Co. Donegal was searched.

A quantity of controlled drugs, 3,000 Diazepam with a value of about €6,000 was seized.

A male aged 20 was arrested by Gardaí and detained at Ballyshannon Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice ( Drug Trafficking ) Act 1996 as amended. Investigations are ongoing.