Man arrested following drugs seizure in Co Cork

About €90,000 of cannabis and €10,000 of cocaine discovered in searches

The suspect was detained at Midleton Garda station. Photograph: Frank Miller

The suspect was detained at Midleton Garda station. Photograph: Frank Miller

 

Gardaí­ have arrested a man in his 20s and seized €100,000 in suspected cannabis herb and cocaine following a search in the Midleton area of Co Cork on Thursday

A warrant was issued under the Misuse of Drugs Act and a search was carried out at a premises at about 7pm.

The search led to the discovery of cannabis herb estimated to be worth €90,000 along with cocaine valued at €10,000 and €2,750 in cash. Several phones and other drug paraphernalia were also seized.

The drugs seized will now be sent for further analysis.

The man was taken to Midleton Garda station where he was detained. Investigations are ongoing.