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Over €19,000 of suspected drugs seized in Bantry

July 13th, 2020 9:32 AM

By Jackie Keogh

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Gardaì have seized €19,500 worth of suspected drugs in Bantry, Co. Cork on July 10, 2020.

At around 6pm Gardaì from the West Cork Divisional Drugs Unit, assisted by Bantry Gardaì and the Southern Region Dog Unit, executed a search warrant at a house just outside Bantry town.

During the course of the search Gardaì discovered a grow house containing €19,200 of suspected cannabis plants.

A further search of the property resulted in the seizure of €200 of suspected cannabis herb, €100 of suspected cocaine and a weighing scales. All of the suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.

The local Scenes of Crime Unit also attended and photographed the scene and all of the seized items.

No arrests have been made but Gardaì are following a definite line of enquiry.

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