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Man arrested as Gardai seize large amount of heroin

Crime DeskBy Shuki Byrne
Gardai said the heroin is worth an estimated €70,000
Gardai said the heroin is worth an estimated €70,000

Gardai yesterday arrested a man and seized a large amount of heroin following a raid on a house.

Gardaí arrested the man and seized a quantity of drugs in an operation at a house in The Glen in Cork City. 

Following a surveillance operation Gardaí searched the house yesterday afternoon.

During the course of the search a quantity of heroin with an estimated street value of €70,000 was recovered.

A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene and is detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Mayfield Garda Station.