Gardaí have arrested one man and seized €70,000 worth of cannabis herb and €10,000 worth of cocaine and approximately €22,000 in cash during an intelligence led operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in Cork city on Saturday 7th November, 2020.

At approximately 3pm yesterday, Gardaí conducted a operation where a number of searches were conducted in separate locations by Mallow District Drugs unit and Mayfield District Drug unit with the assistance of other units.

As a result of this operation, Gardaí seized cannabis herb (pending analysis) with an estimated street value of €70,000, cocaine (pending analysis) with an estimated street value of €10,000 and cash in the amount of €22,000.

One man, 40 years, was arrested during the course of the operation. He was taken to Mallow Garda station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

He remains in Garda custody and investigations are ongoing.

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