Man arrested after seizure of €125k worth of cocaine in Cork town

Man arrested after seizure of €125k worth of cocaine in Cork town
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A man, aged in his 20s, has been arrested in Cork following an operation carried out by the Cork City Divisional Drugs Unit.

Yesterday, gardaí carried out a surveillance operation at a wooded area at Cullenagh, Fermoy.

Here, they observed a man arrive at around 6.40pm.

The man collected a quantity of suspected cocaine before being stopped by gardaí.

A number of plastic boxes were retrieved at the location and on examination were found to contain suspected cocaine.

The value of the drugs found is estimated at €125,000.

The man was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained at Fermoy Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.

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