Woman arrested by gardai after large quantity of ecstasy found


Gardaí from Fermoy, in a joint operation with customs, carried out a planned search of a property yesterday at Captain Keanes Grove, Mitchelstown Co Cork and discovered an amount of ecstasy tablets (subject to analysis) with an approximate street value of €120,000.

In a follow up search Gardaí from Fermoy discovered a small amount of cannabis herb and cocaine along with associated drug paraphernalia at a house in Liam Lynch Park Mitchelstown sometime later.

A woman was subsequently arrested and conveyed to Mitchelstown Garda Station where she was detained under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act.

She was subsequently released from custody pending a full investigation file to the DPP.