Drugs and cash seized in Cork search operations

Drugs and cash seized in Cork search operations

Gardaí have seized over €2,600 of suspected drugs and cash in Cork as part of two unrelated search operations over the weekend.

Gardaí have seized over €2,600 of suspected drugs and cash in Cork as part of two unrelated search operations over the weekend.

On Saturday night, gardaí from the West Cork Divisional Drugs Unit carried out a search of an apartment in Macroom town centre shortly before 6pm. 

During the course of the search, gardaí seized 400 suspected diazepam tablets worth approximately €1,200.

Gardaí also seized a weighing scales and two mobile phones.

In an unrelated search, gardaí from the West Cork Divisional Drugs Unit carried out a search of an apartment in Bandon town centre at 6.30pm last night. 

During the course of the search, gardaí seized €670 of ecstasy, €540 of cannabis herb and €200 cash.

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

No arrests have been made but gardaí say they are following definite lines of enquiry in both incidents.

Both searches were carried out as part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in West Cork.

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