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€425,000 Heroin seized in Knocknaheeney, Co. Cork 9th July, 2020.

Gardaí in Togher, Cork have arrested two men and seized Heroin with an estimated street value of €425,000.

As part of an intelligence led opertion targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in Cork City, the Divisional Drug Unit carried out a search at Harbourview Road, late last night, Thursday 9th July, 2020.

During the course of the search, Gardaí seized Heroin (subject to analysis) with an estimated street value of €425,000. Two men (42 years & 57 years) were arrested at the scene and currently detained at Gurranabraher Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

Superintendent Michael Comyns wished to express his thanks to the community, " Gardaí were only able to act so quickly on this because they had calls from the local community about unusual activity."

Investigations ongoing.