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Arrested Man quizzed by gardai after €35,000 worth of cocaine and two air guns seized in Co Clare

The drugs and both weapons were discovered by gardaí attached to the Clare Divisional Drugs Unit and Kilrush Garda Station

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The drugs and airguns that were seized in Co Clare

The drugs and airguns that were seized in Co Clare

The drugs and airguns that were seized in Co Clare

A man in his 30s is being quizzed by gardai after €35,000 worth of cocaine and two air guns were seized in Co Clare. 

The drugs and both weapons were discovered by gardaí attached to the Clare Divisional Drugs Unit and Kilrush Garda Station who were conducting a search in the west Clare region as part of Operation Tara.

During the course of the search, gardai found cocaine valued at €35,000, subject to analysis, along with one air rifle and one air gun.

“A man, aged in his 30s, was arrested by gardaí in connection with this seizure and is currently detained at Kilrush Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking Act) 1996,” gardai said.

“The drugs seized will now be sent for further analysis,” they added.

“Investigations are ongoing.”

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