Gardaí seize almost €100,000 of cash and drugs in Cork and Westmeath searches

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Gardaí Seize Almost €100,000 Of Cash And Drugs In Cork And Westmeath Searches Gardaí Seize Almost €100,000 Of Cash And Drugs In Cork And Westmeath Searches
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Three arrests have been made following the discovery of €59,000 in cash and €40,000-worth of cannabis after searches were carried out in Cork and Athlone.

Gardaí stopped and searched a vehicle in the Glanmire area of Cork on Tuesday, with the sum of cash recovered from the vehicle.

The driver, a man in his 20s, and a passenger, a juvenile female in her teens, were arrested at the scene and taken Mayfield Garda Station.

The man was later released pending the submission of a file to the Director of Public Prosecutions, while the female was also released.

A follow-up search ws then carried out on Wednesday at a residence in Athlone, Co Westmeath, resulting in the seizure of suspected cannabis worth an estimated €40,000.

A male in his late teens was arrested at the scene, while mobile phones, weighing scales, a GPS tracker and €910 in cash also recovered.

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The male was taken to Athlone Garda Station where he is currently being held.

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