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04 Dec 2021

Man arrested following drugs and firearms seizure in Clare

Man arrested following drugs and firearms seizure in Clare

GARDAI in County Clare have arrested a man following a drugs and firearms seizure during a search operation this Saturday.

Cocaine, with an estimated value of €35,000, and two air guns were seized during the searches which were carried out under Operation Tara.

"Gardaí attached to the Clare divisional drugs unit and Kilrush garda station conducted a search in the west Clare region. During the course of the search, gardai seized cocaine valued at €35,000 (subject to analysis), along with one air rifle and one air gun," said a spokesperson.
 
A man, aged in his 30s, who was arrested in connection with the seizure is currently detained at Kilrush garda station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking Act) 1996.
 
The drugs seized will be sent for further analysis and investigations ongoing.

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