€12,000 cocaine haul

GARDAI in Tullamore arrested three men last Tuesday week over the discovery of cocaine at Columbas Place with a street value of €12,000.

GARDAI in Tullamore arrested three men last Tuesday week over the discovery of cocaine at Columbas Place with a street value of €12,000.

The three men were detained for 24 hours at Tullamore Garda Station before being released without charge.

Meanwhile two Moldovan nationals were arrested in Drumcondra on Friday in connection with a number of burglaries in Ballinamere last Monday. They are due to appear before today’s (Wednesday’s) sitting of Tullamore District Court.

Gardai in Tullamore chased a Polish national through Tullamore who was charged with the theft of four out board engines, taken from Portumna on Friday night. He appeared before a sitting of Portlaoise District Court where he was also remanded to today’s (Wednesday’s) sitting of Tullamore District Court.

Last weekend there were four people arrested for shop lifting and five for drunken driving.