19 May 2022

Big drugs bust made by Laois Offaly gardaí

Huge garda presence during big drugs raid at Offaly house

Huge garda presence during big drugs raid at Offaly house

Laois Offaly Gardaí have conducted a major drugs raid in Tullamore.

A statement from Garda HQ said Tullamore Gardaí seized approximately €100,000 of cannabis and arrested a man following the search of a house in the Tullamore area on Thursday, July 22.

As part of the ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of illegal drugs under Operation Tara, Gardaí conducted a search  of a house in Tullamore under warrant.

During the course of the search over 5kg of cannabis was recovered.

A man aged in his 40s was arrested at the premises and conveyed to Tullamore Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

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