Gardaí have seized €12,150 of suspected drugs and cash following an operation in Cork City on September 15, 2020.

As part of an ongoing operation targeting street level drug dealing in the Cork city centre, Gardaí from the City Centre Policing Unit executed a search warrant at a house in the Fair Hill area at around 9.30pm.

During the course of the search Gardaí seized €9,400 of cocaine, some of which was split into small deals, and €250 of cannabis jellies. Gardaí also seized approximately €2,500 in cash and a weighing scales.

All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for Analysis.

A man, aged in his 20s, was arrested at the scene and brought to Mayfield Garda Station. He was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 and was later released. A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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