Suspected cocaine seized in Cobh

Suspected cocaine seized in Cobh
Suspected cocaine seized in Cobh. Garda image.

A MAN has been questioned in Cobh in connection with a seizure of suspected cocaine.

The seizure was made during a raid at an apartment in the town on Wednesday.

The drug has an estimated street value of €36,000.

A garda spokesman said the arrested man was in his 30s, shortly after 5.30pm.

He said:”Gardaí from the District Drugs Unit in Midleton carried out a search of an apartment on Lynches Quay, Cobh. During the course of the search, suspected cocaine with an estimated value of €36,000 was seized. The suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.” The man who was questioned was arrested yesterday and detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 and has since been released. A file will no be prepared for the DPP.

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