Man (40s) arrested following cocaine seizure in north Cork

Man (40s) arrested following cocaine seizure in north Cork

Gardaí have arrested a man in his 40s and seized €18,100 of suspected cocaine and cash in Mallow.

Gardaí have arrested a man in his 40s and seized €18,100 of suspected cocaine and cash in Mallow.

As part of a joint surveillance-led operation by the District Drugs Unit in Mallow and Cork City Divisional Drugs Unit, Gardaí stopped and searched a man in the Crossfield area of Mallow, shortly after 5pm yesterday.

During the search Gardaí seized suspected cocaine worth €10,000 and €8,100 in cash. 

The suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and brought to Mallow Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

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