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.
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.