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Cork Drug Seizure on the 28/11/11 - Update

The man arrested in relation to these seizures appeared before Cork District Court at approximately 6pm this evening, Tuesday 29th November 2011.

He was released on his own bail to appear before the same court on Thursday 1st December 2011.


Attached release refers.


Garda Press Orffice


Gardai investigating the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Cork area have seized drugs with an estimated value of up to €590,000 (subject to analysis) and arrested a male following a planned operation on the 28.11.11.

Gardai from the Anglesea Street Drug Unit stopped a car at Sallybrook, Glanmire yesterday afternoon. Cannabis herb with an estimated street value of up to €380,000 (subject to analysis) was seized and the male driver, who was in his 30’s and the sole occupant, was arrested at the scene.

In a follow up operation yesterday afternoon, with the assistance of Gardai from Cobh, a house was searched in the Carrigtwohill area and further controlled drugs consisting of cannabis and cocaine with an estimated street value of up to €210,000 ( subject to analysis ) was seized.

The male arrested is currently detained at Cobh Garda Station under Section 2