Gardaí arrested a man and seized €15,000 of suspected cocaine in Cork city yesterday.
At around 8.30am on April 21, Gardaí from the Togher District Drugs Unit were on routine patrol when they stopped and searched a man, aged in his 50s, on Hillside Road, Glasheen, Cork.
During the course of the search Gardaí seized €2,000 of suspected cocaine.
The man was arrested and brought to Togher Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.
A search warrant was obtained and executed at a house on Cherry Tree Road, Togher, Cork, later that evening. During the course of the search Gardaí seized a further €13,000 of suspected cocaine and suspected mixing agent.
All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.