11 April 2020
By Elaine Murphy
As part of a Midleton Drugs Unit operation, surveillance of an 18-year-old man was carried out today, 11/04/2020, in the Ballick area of Midleton, Co Cork.
The man was observed retrieving two gear bags from under a tree. Gardaí then searched the man discovering €45,000 worth of Cannabis, €15,200 worth of MDMA and €13,000 worth of Cocaine (all pending analysis). The man was arrested and taken to Midleton Garda Station where he remains detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1986.
A follow-up search was carried out a house in the Cherrywood Heights area of Midleton where an additional €6,500 worth of Cannabis (pending analysis), €200 in cash and a scales was seized.
Investigations are ongoing.