Man arrested in Cork city after seizure of €8k of suspected cocaine

Man arrested in Cork city after seizure of €8k of suspected cocaine

Garda cocaine seizure 19.10.2020

Gardaí have arrested a man and seized €8,000 of suspected cocaine in Cork city yesterday.

At around 7.30pm Gardaí from Gurranabraher executed a search warrant at a house in the Hollyhill area. During the course of the search Gardaí seized €8,000 of suspected cocaine, €280 in cash, a weighing scales and plastic bags.

The suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

Garda cocaine seizure 19.10.2020
Garda cocaine seizure 19.10.2020

A man, aged in his late teens, was arrested at the scene and brought to Gurranabraher Garda Station. He was detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

He has since been released and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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