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