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Cannabis seized in Fermoy

Wednesday, 18th July, 2018 5:12pm

Thousands of euro worth of cannabis was seized in East Cork this week.

Revenue officers have seized €10,000 worth of cannabis in Fermoy.

A package containing 0.5 kilograms of herbal cannabis was found at a residential address in the town along with a quantity of tablets, assorted drugs paraphernalia and in undisclosed sum of cash.

The seizure followed a joint intelligence led operation in the Fermoy area on Tuesday which saw Revenue officers, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and Gardaí from the Drugs Unit in nearby Dungarvan.

A 33-year-old make was arrested and detained at Dungarvan Garda Station under the provisions of section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act 1996.

The man was later released with a file being prepared for the DDP. Investigations ae ongoing.


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