Two men aged in their 20s arrested in connection with the seizure of approximately €157,500 of suspected cocaine in two separate Garda operations in Cork are due to appear before court.
As part of Operation Tara, gardaí seized €157,500 worth of cocaine and arrested two men, following two operations in Ballincollig on Monday.
Gardaí conducted a search of a car on the Inniscarra Road in Ballincollig, during which €35,000 of cocaine was located in the vehicle.
A man in his 20s was arrested as a result and was detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Gurranabraher Garda station.
In a separate operation, gardaí conducted a search at a residential property in Highfield Park in Ballincollig during which €122,500 worth of cocaine was discovered.
A man, also in his 20s, was arrested as a result and was detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Bridewell Garda station.
Both men have been charged and will both appear before Cork City District Court on Wednesday.