Gardaí have seized €2,120 of suspected heroin, diazepam and cannabis herb in Cork City on June 18, 2020.
Shortly before 10pm Gardaí the City Centre Policing Unit stopped and searched a man, aged in his 20s, on Shandon Street. The man was found to be in possession of approximately 350 suspected diazepam tablets valued at around €700.
At around 8pm uniform Gardaí were on patrol in the city centre and spoke to a woman, aged in 30s. She was brought to Bridewell Garda Station for the purpose of a search and was found to be in possession of a weighting scales and €700 of suspected diazepam and heroin.
Shortly before 5.30pm, Gardaí from the City Centre Policing Unit stopped and searched a man, aged in his 30s, on Exchange Street. During the search Gardaí seized €600 of suspected heroin.
At around 4pm, Gardaí from the City Centre Policing Unit stopped and searched a man, aged in his 20s, on Church Street. During the search Gardaí seized €120 of suspected cannabis herb.
Speaking at Anglesea Street Garda Station, Superintendent Colm O Sullivan said “Both our regular units and our new City Centre Policing Unit are actively targeting those involved in anti-social behaviour and drugs related offences. Whilst every member on patrol tackles the issue of drugs, to have a dedicated unit in the city to disrupt street level drug offences will hopefully benefit the community and make Cork a safer place to live, visit and work.”
All of the suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis and files will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
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