Man (50s) arrested after €80k cannabis herb seizure at property in Cork town

The cannabis herb was vacuum-packed and ready for distribution
Man (50s) arrested after €80k cannabis herb seizure at property in Cork town

Gardaí attached to the Cork West Divisional Drugs unit executed a search warrant on the yesterday at a property in Macroom, Co. Cork and seized 4.5kgs of cannabis herb. FILE PIC

UPDATE 8PM: 

The man arrested has been charged. He is due to appear before Macroom District Court on Wednesday, November, 17.

EARLIER: 

A man has been arrested after Gardaí seized cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €80,000.

Gardaí attached to the Cork West Divisional Drugs unit executed a search warrant yesterday at a property in Macroom, Co. Cork and seized 4.5kgs of cannabis herb.

The search warrant was executed under the Misuse of Drugs Act, 1977 and cannabis herb, which was vacuum-packed and ready for distribution, was located. 

It has an estimated street value of approximately €80,000 (subject to analysis).

One man, mid-50s, was arrested during the search and was taken to Bandon Garda station. He is currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

The man remains in custody at this time and investigations are ongoing.

More in this section

Sponsored Content

summersoaplogosml

Called Droid, our next story is about a boy who designs a robot at UCC and chaos ensues. It was written by Margaret Gillies, from the MA in Creative Writing Programme at UCC.

Add Echolive.ie to your home screen - easy access to Cork news, views, sport and more