11 April 2020
By Elaine Murphy
Gardai have arrested a man and seized €125,000 of suspected cocaine in Fermoy, County Cork.
The Gardai’s Cork City Divisional Drugs Unit had been conducting a surveillance operation at a wooded area at Cullenagh, Fermoy, Cork. Gardaí observed a man arrive at the location on Saturday 11th April 2020 at approximately 6.40pm.
The man collected a quantity of suspected cocaine and was then arrested at the scene.
A number of plastic boxes were found at the location, which on examination, were found to contain suspected cocaine (pending analysis) with an estimated value of approximately €125,000.
The man is currently being detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Fermoy Garda Station.
Investigations are ongoing.