€40,000 worth of suspected cannabis seized in Co Cork

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Gardaí have seized an estimated €40,000-worth of suspected cannabis herb and €12,000 in cash following searches in Co Cork.

As part of ongoing patrols targeting local drug distribution networks, Gardaí stopped and searched a car in the Fairhill area of Cork City on Thursday.

Suspected cannabis herb worth €5,000 and the large sum of cash were found in the care and the driver, aged in his 30s was arrested.

A follow-up search of an apartment in the Passage West area found a further €35,000-worth of suspected cannabis, accompanied by a small sum of cash and drug paraphernalia.

The man is currently being held in Gurranabraher Garda Station and investigations are ongoing.

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