Drugs seizure valued at €180k in Passage West estate

November 10th, 2018 6:25 PM

By Southern Star Team

Cannabis was among the drugs seized. (Photo; Shutterstock)

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Gardaí from the Cork City Divisional Drugs Unit have seized a quanity of drugs with an estimated street value of €180,000 (analysis pending) and arrested two men during a planned operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in Cork City. 

A planned search of two houses took place at Maulbaun Estate, Passage West, Cork at 11pm last night Friday 9th November.

During the course of the search a quanity of cannabis resin, ecstasy tablets, cannabis herb and cocaine was seized, along with some cash. 

The two men (one in his mid 50s, and one in his late 40s) were arrested at scene and are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drug Trafficking Act, 1996 at Bridewell Garda Station, Cork.

They can be held for up to seven days.

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