January 18, 2021

Stun guns, knives and drugs seized in raid on house near Waterford border

Two men have been arrested following the discovery of €20,000 in drugs and cash, as well as a stash of offensive weapons in a raid in on a house in Clonmel.

Stun guns and blades were seized, along with more than €18,500 worth of cocaine and cannabis and just under €1,000 in cash during the planned raid.

Gardaí from Clonmel, assisted by the Regional Dog Unit carried out the raid at a house in Willow Park, less than a kilometre from the Waterford border, at around 2.30pm yesterday afternoon as part of ongoing operations targeting drugs distribution networks in the area.

During the course of the search, gardaí recovered cocaine and cannabis, weighing scales, mobile phones and a number of offensive weapons, including a stun gun (examination pending).

Two men aged in their 30’s were arrested at the scene and are currently being detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Clonmel Garda Station. They can be held for up to seven days.

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