Man arrested and thousands of euro worth of cocaine discovered in Cork house

Man arrested and thousands of euro worth of cocaine discovered in Cork house

The suspected drugs and mixing agent seized by Gardaí. Picture: Garda Info

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.

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