Update 29th October 2020:
Gardaí have seized a further €88,000 in cash following a search of a house in Dublin.
As part of the investigation into the seizure of €130,000 of suspected cannabis herb and cash in Castlemartyr, Co. Cork on October 27, 2020, Gardaí from Tallaght executed a search warrant at a house in the Tallaght area at around 8.30pm on October 28.
During the course of the search Gardaí seized €88,000 of cash and a quantity of fireworks.
The two men who were arrested in Castlemartyr, Co. Cork remain in Garda custody.
Gardaí have seized €130,000 of suspected cannabis herb and cash in Castlemartyr, Co. Cork on October 27, 2020.
As part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in Cork, Gardaí attached to the Cork City Divisional Drugs Unit witnessed what is believed to be a drugs transaction outside a house on Elm Grove in Castlemartyr.
Gardaí carried out a search of a car and the house which resulted in the seizure of €100,000 of suspected cannabis herb and approximately €30,000 in cash. The suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.
Two men, both aged in their 30s, were arrested at the scene and were brought to Midleton Garda Station where they are detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
Speaking today, Superintendent Michael Comyns said “Whilst Gardaí continue to police the level 5 restrictions regarding covid-19, it is important to assure the public that Gardaí are still active in investigating serious crime.”
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