Drug seizure and arrest in North Tipperary

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Officers from Roscrea assisted by the Southern Region Dog Unit and the Divisional Crime Unit, carried out two searches at houses in the Roscrea area at 9 o’clock yesterday morning.

During the first search Gardaí seized €2,500 of suspected cannabis herb, a weighing scales and a small amount of cash.

No arrests were made in relation to this incident but Gardaí are following a definite line of enquiry.

During the second search €1,000 of suspected cocaine was seized along with €100 of suspected cannabis herb and a weighing scales.

A juvenile in his mid-teens, was arrested and brought to Roscrea Garda Station.

He has since been charged and is due to appear before Nenagh District Court today.