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€2,000 of suspected cocaine seized in Ennis

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GARDAÍ seized €2,000 of suspected cocaine in Ennis yesterday.

Shortly before 12 midday Gardaí from Clare Divisional Drugs Unit executed a search warrant at a house in the Tobartaoscain area.

During the course of the search Gardaí discovered a metal tin that was held underneath a car with a magnet. The tin contained €2,000 of suspected cocaine and a small amount of tablets. The suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.

Gardaí also seized a weight scales, a mobile phone and bags.

No arrests have been made but Gardaí are following a definite line of enquiry.

Elaine has been a member of staff with The Clare Echo since its foundation in October 2017. The paper's first Chief Reporter, the Kilrush woman is now working as a sub-editor in our busy newsroom. In 2015, she graduated from the University of Limerick with a Masters in Journalism. Elaine briefly worked with the RTE Investigations Unit on the Standards in Public Office investigation before returning to Clare to continue her career as a reporter with the Clare People where she spent nine months as the West Clare correspondent and also covered the 2016 General Election and 2016 Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.

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