Gardaí sniff out €5,000 worth of cannabis hidden in car near Clonakilty

December 2nd, 2020 3:24 PM

By Jackie Keogh

The garda dog Rex was surplus to requirements on Tuesday.

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Gardaí in West Cork had no need of a sniffer dog when they approached a vehicle with €5,000 worth of cannabis stashed inside.

The initial discovery was made at lunchtime on Tuesday, December 1st, after gardaí were called to attend the scene of a road traffic collision about 5km from Clonakilty town.

A subsequent search of another property in Cork city yielded an additional €5,000 of suspected cannabis herb, €3,000 of suspected ecstasy tablets, and €24,000 of suspected cannabis oil, bringing the total amount to €37,000.

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