Drugs worth almost a quarter of a million euro seized in Cork city

The search was carried out at a residence in Cork City at approximately 8.30pm last night. 
Drugs worth almost a quarter of a million euro seized in Cork city

Bridewell Seizure 14th July 2022. Cocaine & cannabis

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí from the Bridewell Garda Station in Cork seized combined drugs valued at €220,000 and arrested a man following a search yesterday.

The search was carried out at a residence in Cork City at approximately 8.30pm last night. 

Cocaine with an estimated value of €210,000 and cannabis worth €10,000 was seized at the scene. 

Bridewell Seizure 14th July 2022. Cocaine & cannabis
Bridewell Seizure 14th July 2022. Cocaine & cannabis

An imitation firearm and €3,100 in cash was also seized.

A man, aged in his 30s, was arrested at the scene and later taken to Bridewell Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

All of the drugs seized will now be sent for further analysis.

Investigations are ongoing.

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