Gardaí seize cash and drugs at home in Cork city; Man (late teens) arrested

Gardaí seize cash and drugs at home in Cork city; Man (late teens) arrested

GARDAÍ have arrested a man and seized €6,500 of cash and suspected drugs in Blackpool after a raid in Blackpool last night.

Shortly after 10pm, Gardaí from the Cork City Divisional Drugs Unit, assisted by the Southern Region Dog Unit, executed a search warrant at a house in Spring Lane.

During the search of the property Gardaí seized approximately €2,600 in cash, €1900 of cannabis herb that was split in over 50 small bags, €1,500 of cocaine and €500 of crack cocaine split into small bags. 

All of 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 was brought to Bridewell Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

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