€42,000 of drugs were seized in Cobh recently.

Drugs seizure in Cobh

Cannabis and cocaine were recently seized in Cork county, gardaí have confirmed.

Gardaí seized €42,000 of drugs following searches carried out in Cobh on 4 February. It comes after Midleton gardaí conducted the search of a house under warrant and recovered approximately €20,000 of suspected cannabis and €2,000 of suspected cocaine. Further searches were conducted in the area which resulted in the recovery of €20,000 of suspected cannabis.

A man aged in his 20s was arrested in relation to this seizure and taken to Midleton Garda Station where he was detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

A spokesperson for An Garda Síochána said: “The man was released without charge and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions. Investigations are ongoing.”