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Drug seizure and arrest in Cork on the 16/5/13

Gardai investigating the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Cork area have seized drugs and arrested a male.

As part of an intelligence lead operation gardai from Mitchelstown searched a house in Drough, Mitchelstown yesterday evening.  During the course of the search cannabis plants and cannabis herb (pending analysis) with an estimated street value of up to €134,000 was seized. 

A male in his 40’s was later arrested and detained at Mitchelstown Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.  He was released from custody late last night and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.