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24/09/2021

Two arrested following seizure of drugs, cash and weapons in Clare

Two arrested following seizure of drugs, cash and weapons in Clare

The seizure was made this Friday morning

GARDAI in County Clare have arrested two men following the seizure of suspected drugs, cash and weapons.

Shortly after 10am this Friday, uniformed gardaí in Ennistymon, assisted by members of the Garda Dog Unit, Armed Support Unit, the Divisional Drugs Unit, Customs Revenue Officers and Social Welfare Inspectors, executed a number of search warrants in the Ennistymon area. 

"During the course of the operation gardaí seized €40,000 of suspected cannabis herb and a sum of cash believed to be in the region of €20,000. Gardaí also seized two suspected imitation firearms, slash hooks, knives, hatchets and a baton," said a spokesperson.

Two men, aged in their 20s and 50s, were arrested and are currently detained at Kilrush Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.
 
The suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

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