€75K of drugs seized
As part of an ongoing investigation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in the city, gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit stopped a car on the Bandon Road at around 7pm on Tuesday.
Following a search of the vehicle, suspected cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €60,000 was seized.
The two male occupants of the car, both aged in their 20s, were arrested and brought to Togher Garda Station where they were detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.
A follow-up search was later carried out at a house in The Lough area, and during the course of this search, a further €15,000 of suspected cannabis herb was seized.
All of the suspected drugs will be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.