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Heroin and cocaine seized in Cork

M8 Toll Plaza, Watergrasshill, Co Cork
M8 Toll Plaza, Watergrasshill, Co Cork

Gardai attached to the Cork City Divisional Drug Unit and the Garda National Drug Unit/Organised Crime Unit seized heroin and cocaine worth an estimated €37,000 and €1,000 (pending analysis) following the search of a car at the M8 Toll Plaza in Cork.

The driver and sole occupant, a male in his 30’s, was arrested at the scene and brought to Mayfield Garda Station where he is currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of The Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

In a follow up search of a house in Navan, Co. Meath this afternoon a small amount of ecstasy, cash and mobile phones were discovered.