Gardaí find €5k worth of cocaine hidden in car door after search in Cork city

Gardaí find €5k worth of cocaine hidden in car door after search in Cork city
Evergreen Street

GARDAÍ in Cork have arrested a man and seized €5,000 of suspected cocaine in Cork city.

Shortly after 6.30pm yesterday, Gardaí from Anglesea Street were on patrol on Evergreen Street in Cork city when then spotted a man picking up a package from the floor and placing it inside a car.

Gardaí searched the car and found €5,000 of suspected cocaine in the driver’s door. The suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.

The man, aged in his early 20s, was arrested and brought to Togher Garda Station. He was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 and has since been released. A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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