DRUGS and cash worth more than €50,000 have been seized in Cork.
A car was stopped and searched in Fairhill yesterday as part of an operation targeting local drugs distribution networks, according to gardaí.
A spokesman said: "Cannabis herb worth €5k (analysis pending) and a sum of cash (in excess of €12k ) was recovered from the car. The occupant, a man in his 30s was arrested. He was conveyed to Gurranabraher Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drugs Trafficking Act, 1996."
A follow up search was carried out in Passage West, where cannabis herb with a provisional value of €35,000 was found. A small sum of cash and drugs paraphernalia were also seized.
Investigations are ongoing.