Man arrested as gardaí seize €80,000 worth of drugs in Cork

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By James Ward, PA

A man has been arrested after gardai seized €70,000 worth of cannabis and €10,000 euro worth of cocaine.

An intelligence-led operation targeting the drug trade in Cork city led to the arrest on Saturday.

Approximately €22,000 in cash was also seized during the investigation.

At around 3pm on Saturday, gardaí conducted a number of searches in separate locations led by Mallow district drug unit and Mayfield district drug unit.

One man, aged 40, was arrested during the course of the operation.

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He was taken to Mallow Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

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