€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.

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