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Wednesday 7 December 2016

Four arrested after gardai carry out drugs raid on house

Published 17/09/2016 | 08:54

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.

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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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