Gardaí announce huge drugs seizure in West Cork

Gardaí announce huge drugs seizure in West Cork
Some of the cannabis seized in the Bantry area

GARDAÍ have seized €300k of cannabis in West Cork.

A search operation was conducted at various locations in the Bantry area by Cork West Divisional Drugs Unit and members of Bantry Local Unit with the assistance of the Garda Southern Region Dog Unit.

During the course of the searches yesterday, a large quantity of cannabis herb was seized with an estimated value of approximately €300,000.

The cannabis seized in the Bantry area
The cannabis seized in the Bantry area

The drugs will now be sent for analysis to determine the exact nature and value.

The search was carried out under Section 26 of the Misuse of Drugs Act, as part of an ongoing operation by Gardaí into the sale and supply of drugs in the Bantry area.

No arrests have been made. Investigation is ongoing.

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