GARDAÍ seized over €100,000 of suspected cannabis and arrested one man during the course of searches conducted in the early hours of Thursday, May 25, in Ennis. The searches were conducted as part of Operation Tara targeting the sale and supply of drugs in the Clare division.
At approximately 12.20am, Gardaí from the Clare Divisional Drugs Unit stopped a vehicle in the Tobarteascain area of Ennis. Approximately €100,000 of suspected cannabis was seized and an occupant of the vehicle, a man in his late 20s, was arrested.
During the course of a follow-up search of a residence in the area, a further €5,000 of suspected cannabis was seized, along with a weighing scales and other drug paraphernalia. The seized drugs (totalling €105,000) will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.
The arrested male is being detained at a Garda station in Clare under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996. Investigations are ongoing.
Over €100,000 suspected cannabis seized and one man arrested in Ennis