Tuesday 12 December 2017

Two charged over €5.5m cocaine haul

Two men were charged this afternoon in connection with the seizure of cocaine worth €5.5m last Thursday.

Sean O'Donovan (45) of Ballynakilla, Bartlemy and German national Richard Deutschenbaur (56) with an address in Sweden appeared in Fermoy district court charged with possession of cocaine and possession of cocaine for sale or supply.

The court was told that they made no reply when they were charged.

The two men were arrested following the discovery of 80 kilos of cocaine in a shed at Ballynakilla .

They were remanded in custody to appear in Fermoy district court again next Friday

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