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Three men and one woman arrested after cocaine and cannabis seizure

Cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €150,000 and cocaine with an estimated street value of €1,000 were found.
Sep 17th 2016, 8:17 AM 14,594 4

ONE MAN REMAINS in custody following a drugs seizure in Cork on Thursday.

Three other people have been released.

Gardaí from Cork City Divisional Drugs Unit searched a house at Rathpeacon, Co Cork on Thursday evening.

During the course of the search, gardaí discovered 7kg of cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €150,000 and cocaine with an estimated street value of €1,000.

Four people were arrested, three at the scene and a fourth in Killarney, Co Kerry.

A woman in her 20s and two men, one in his 30s and one in his 20s, were arrested at the scene and were detained at Togher and Mayfield garda stations.

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All three have been released and a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

A man in his 30s remains in custody at Killarney Garda Station, where he is being detained under section two of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act.

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