Drugs seized in Cork after Gardaí smell cannabis during checkpoint inspection

Drugs seized in Cork after Gardaí smell cannabis during checkpoint inspection

Suspected cannabis seized by Gardaí in Cork. Picture: Garda Síochána - Cork, Kerry & Limerick - Southern Region/Facebook.

Gardaí in Cork made a seizure of suspected drugs today, when officers noticed a smell of cannabis during a checkpoint inspection. 

"Whilst performing an #OperationFannacht checkpoint in Charleville, Gardaí carried out an inspection of a Bus," Gardaí said in a Facebook post. 

Suspected cannabis seized by Gardaí in Cork. Picture: Garda Síochána - Cork, Kerry & Limerick - Southern Region/Facebook.
Suspected cannabis seized by Gardaí in Cork. Picture: Garda Síochána - Cork, Kerry & Limerick - Southern Region/Facebook.

"Whilst on the bus, Gardaí detected a strong smell of suspected cannabis.

"On speaking to a passenger he handed over €820 of suspected cannabis to Gardaí." 

Gardaí said a file will be prepared for the DPP. 

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