Tipp town drugs arrest

A man aged in his 20s was arrested outside Tipperary town on Monday in connection with possessing €700 worth of cannabis herb for the purpose of supplying or selling it to others.

A man aged in his 20s was arrested outside Tipperary town on Monday in connection with possessing €700 worth of cannabis herb for the purpose of supplying or selling it to others.

The drugs were found by gardai during a search of a car they stopped at Kilshane, Tipperary.

A garda spokesman said a man in his early 20s from the Tipperary town area was arrested in relation to the drugs seizure and detained at Tipperary Garda Station for questioning under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

He has since been released from custody and a file on the case is being prepared by Gardai for the Director of Public Prosecutions.