Almost €200,000 worth of cannabis seized in Mallow

Almost €200,000 worth of cannabis seized in Mallow

ALMOST €200,000 WORTH of cannabis herb has been seized by Gardaí in Mallow in the last 24 hours.

Two seizures in the north Cork town have resulted €195,000 worth of the plant being siezed and a man in his 20s has been arrested.

A statement from the Garda Press Office read: “Gardaí have seized €125,000 of suspected cannabis herb following a search at a house in the Quartertown area of Mallow, Co Cork on the 4th November 2019.

“Shortly after 9.30pm, Gardaí from the Mallow District Drugs Unit, assisted by the Armed Support Unit and the Regional Dog Unit, carried out a search at a house in Quartertown and seized €125,000 of suspected cannabis herb which will now be sent for analysis.

“This search was part of the investigation into the seizure of €70,000 of suspected cannabis herb in Mallow on the 4th November 2019.

“The man in his 20s who was arrested remains detained in Mallow Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.”

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