Two arrested as gardai seize cocaine worth €70k
Gardaí have arrested two people and seized a large quantity of cocaine during a search in Tipperary.
Gardaí from a number of units conducted the raid yesterday.
A car was stopped and searched in Birdhill, Co Tipperary on Thursday.
During the search gardaí recovered a quantity of cocaine worth an estimated €70,000.
Further searches were carried out at a house in Newmarket-on-Fergus where drug paraphernalia including a weighing scales and packaging were discovered.
A man in his 30s and a woman in her 20s were arrested during the operation.
Both are currently detained in Shannon Garda Station under section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drug Trafficking Act, 1996.
Gardaí have sent the quantity of cocaine in for analysis.