Tuesday 18 December 2018

Woman (30s) arrested following cannabis seizure

Picture of the cannabis seized Photo: Garda Press Office
Picture of the cannabis seized Photo: Garda Press Office

Rachel Farrell

A woman has been arrested following the discovery of €60,000 worth of cannabis in Co Cork yesterday.

Gardaí in Cobh made the discovery at 10.30pm on Tuesday night after completing a search in a house in the Russell Heights area. An estimate of 3kg of cannabis herb was found.

A woman in her 30s was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

A Garda spokesperson said: "Gardaí in Cobh have arrested a woman in her 30s and seized approximately €60,000 worth of suspected cannabis herb (pending analysis)."

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