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Man (30s) arrested after two air guns and €35k worth of cocaine seized during Garda search

The search was carried out in the west Clare region this morning.

The items seized by gardaí today
The items seized by gardaí today
Image: Garda Press Office

A MAN HAS been arrested following the seizure of an estimated €35,000 worth of cocaine and two air guns in Clare. 

As part of Operation Tara, gardaí attached to the Clare Divisional Drugs Unit and Kilrush Garda Station carried out a search in the west Clare region this morning. 

During the course of the search, gardaí seized cocaine valued at €35,000 (subject to analysis), along with one air rifle and one air gun. 

The seized drugs will be sent for further analysis. 

A man, aged in his 30s, was arrested by gardaí in connection with the seizure. 

He is currently detained at Kilrush Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

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