Saturday 25 February 2017

Four arrested after gardai carry out drugs raid on house

Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

Gardai appealed for the public's assistance
Gardai appealed for the public's assistance

Four people were arrested, one of whom remains in custody, after a drug seizure in Cork on Thursday evening.

Gardai from the Cork City Divisional Drugs Unit discovered 7kg of cannabis herb and a quantity of cocaine during a search of a house at Rathpeacon, Co Cork.

The cannabis is estimated to have a street value of €150,000.

The cocaine discovered at the scene is estimated to have a street value of €1,000.

Three people were arrested at the scene; a woman in her twenties and two men, aged in their twenties and thirties.

They were detained at Togher and Mayfield Garda Stations.

All three have since been released and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

A man in his thirties was arrested in Killarney, Co Kerry and remains in custody at Killarney Garda Station.

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