BREAKING: Second drugs seizure in South Kilkenny during Operation Storm

Two suspects held in connection to seizures

Mary Cody

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Mary Cody

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BREAKING: Second drugs seizure in South Kilkenny during Operation Storm

Cannabis plants. File picture

A significant amount of cannabis was seized today by gardaí at a residential property in Thomastown.

A man was arrested and is being questioned at Kilkenny Garda Station in connection with the seizure.

This morning in a separate search approximately E2,000 worth of worth of ecstasy and amphetamines were seized in a rural location outside Kilmoganny. A 23-year-old male was arrested and is being detained at Thomastown Garda Station.

The seizures are not believed to be connected.

Operation Storm - a high profile garda operation is ongoing today in South Kilkenny. To date 16 arrests have been made and eight searches have taken place.