Three arrested as gardaí seize large quantity of drugs in Cork

Three arrested as gardaí seize large quantity of drugs in Cork

Gardaí arrested three people and seized a large quantity of drugs in an operation in Cork at the weekend. 

As part of an ongoing operation into the sale and supply of controlled substances in the Cork area, gardaí from Bandon searched a house at Presentation Terrace, Kinsale on Friday.

During the course of the search, gardaí discovered:

:: Ecstasy with a street value of approximately €54,000;

:: Cannabis herb with a street value of approximately €60,000; 

:: Cocaine with a street value of approximately €175,000.

A man and a woman in their 40s and a man in his 20s were arrested and were detained at Bandon garda station under the provisions of section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996. 

The woman in her 40s and the man in his 20s have been released without charge and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions. 

A man in his 40s was due to appear at a special sitting of Macroom District Court to be charged in relation to the seizure.

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