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Gardaí seized €139,000 worth of suspected drugs and cash

Gardaí seized €139,000 worth of suspected drugs and cash

Gardaí seized €139,000 worth of suspected drugs and cash

A man has been arrested in Cork city after Gardaí seized €139,000 worth of suspected drugs and cash.

Detectives from Gurranabraher, assisted by uniform Gardaí and the Gurranabraher District Drugs Unit, executed a search warrant at a house in Ardcullen, Hollyhill, Cork shortly before 8pm last night.

During the course of the search Gardaí seized €85,000 of cannabis herb, €35,000 of cocaine, €10,500 of cannabis resin and approximately €8,500 in cash. Gardaí also seized a weighing scales and a quantity of zip lock bags.

All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for examination.

Gardai said the operation was part of an ongoing investigation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in Cork city.

“A man, aged in his late teens, was arrested at the scene and brought to Gurranabraher Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996,” Gardai added.

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