As part of ongoing patrols targeting local drugs distribution networks Gardaí from Gurranabraher Station stopped and searched a car in the Fairhill area of Cork city on Thursday 24 September, 2020.

Cannabis herb worth €5k (analysis pending) and a sum of cash (in excess of €12k ) was recovered from the car. The occupant, a man in his 30s was arrested. He was conveyed to Gurranabraher Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drugs Trafficking Act, 1996.

In a follow up operation investigating Gardaí searched an apartment in the Passage West area where a further quantity of cannabis herb worth €35k (analysis pending) was recovered along with a small sum of cash and drugs paraphernalia.

Investigations are ongoing.

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