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Co Cork gardaí seize drugs worth €590,000

One man was arrested after his car was stopped in Glanmire and gardaí discovered cannabis herb in the vehicle.

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GARDAÍ IN CORK investigating the sale and supply of illegal drugs seized drugs with an estimated street value of €590,000 in two operations yesterday.

Cannabis herb worth an estimated €380,000 was seized after gardaí stopped a car at Sallybrook, Glanmire yesterday afternoon. The car’s driver, a man in his 30s, was arrested at the scene.

He was the only person in the car at the time and was held at Cobh Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

He appeared in court this evening and has been released on bail, but is due to appear in court again on Thursday.

In a follow-up operation later yesterday afternoon, gardaí searched a house in the Carrigtwohill area and discovered cannabis and cocaine worth an estimated €210,000, subject to analysis.

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