€425,000 worth of heroin seized by Gardaí in Cork 4 weeks ago

€425,000 worth of heroin seized by Gardaí in Cork

Gardaí say that the local community played an important role in the investigation.

Gardaí in Togher, Cork have arrested two men and seized Heroin with an estimated street value of €425,000, during a search operation late last night (9 July).

The intelligence-led operation was carried out by a divisional drugs unit at Harbourview Road in Cork, targeting the sale and supply of illegal drugs in Cork city.

According to a statement from An Garda Síochána: "During the course of the search, Gardaí seized heroin (subject to analysis) with an estimated street value of €425,000. Two men, aged 42 and 57, were arrested at the scene and are currently detained at Gurranabraher Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996."

Superintendent Michael Comyns wished to express his thanks to the community, " Gardaí were only able to act so quickly on this because they had calls from the local community about unusual activity."

Investigations are ongoing.