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No arrests made following Parteen drug bust

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Cannabis, tobacco and cash with a combined estimated value of €21,700 were recovered by Gardaí in Parteen this weekend.

On Saturday, Gardaí carried out a search of a house in Parteen and seized cannabis, tobacco and €4500 in cash. Gardaí from Mayorstone Park and Henry St Garda stations executed the search warrant with assistance from the Armed Support Unit, shortly before 8am.

During the course of the search, €15,700 of suspected cannabis and tobacco worth €1500 were found along with drug paraphernalia. The suspected cannabis has been sent off for analysis.

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

Páraic McMahon is Head of News & Sport with The Clare Echo. The Newmarket-on-Fergus native also writes for national papers including The Irish Examiner, The Irish Independent and The Irish Times along with doing work for RTÉ, Today FM, TheJournal.ie and The42.ie. A graduate of Mary Immaculate College, Páraic was previously employed by The Clare Herald and Clare FM. If you have a story, tip or some feedback for him then send an email to - paraic@clareecho.ie

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