Man arrested after €80,000 of cannabis herb seized in Macroom

Monday, May 17

Gardaí have arrested a man and seized €80,000 of suspected cannabis herb in Cork.
As part of an ongoing operation, Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit in West Cork executed a search warrant at a house in the Macroom area shortly before midnight on Friday evening.

During the course of the search Gardaí seized suspected cannabis herb with an estimated street value of in excess of €80,000.

A man, aged in his 20s, was arrested at the scene and detained at Bandon Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.
He was later released and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The suspected drugs will be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.