Cork Garda dog locates €53k of suspected heroin in seizure

Cork Garda dog locates €53k of suspected heroin in seizure

A CORK Garda sniffer dog has located a sizeable sum of heroin north of Cork city near Mallow at Grenagh.

A man in his 30s has been arrested.

A Garda spokesperson said in a statement this morning: "Gardaí have arrested a man in his 30s and seized €53,000 of suspected heroin in Grenagh, Co. Cork on the 26th February, 2020.

"Shortly before 3pm, Gardaí from the divisional drugs unit in the Cork city, with the assistance of the southern region dog unit and Gardaí from Blarney, executed a search warrant at a house in the Grenagh area.

Heroin seized by Gardaí in Grenagh, Cork 26.2.2020.
Heroin seized by Gardaí in Grenagh, Cork 26.2.2020.

"During the course of the search, Garda dog Rex located €53,000 worth of suspected heroin on the property. The suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene and brought to Gurranabraher Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996."

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