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Tipperary

Man charged after seizure of €125,000 worth of drugs used to control anxiety

The drugs were seized during an intelligence-led multi-agency operation in Tipperary town yesterday.

LAST UPDATE | 25 Apr

A MAN HAS been charged following the seizure of around €125,000 worth of drugs used to control anxiety and panic disorders. 

The drugs were seized during an intelligence-led multi-agency operation in Tipperary town yesterday.

Revenue officers seized approximately 62,500 of suspected Alprazolam and Clonazepam tablets, used to control anxiety and panic disorders, with an estimated street value of €125,000.

A man, aged in his 40s, and a woman, aged in her 30s, have been arrested. They were detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at a Garda Station in Co Tipperary.

The man since been charged and is due to appear before a sitting of the District Court in Nenagh later today. 

The woman has been released without charge and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions. 

The operation involved Revenue Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the Tipperary Divisional Drugs Unit.

Investigations are ongoing.

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