Two arrested after ‘€180k drugs’ seized in home raids
TWO men have been arrested after gardai seized €180,000 worth of suspected drugs.
The haul came when cops raided two houses at Maulbaun Estate, Passage West, in Cork, at around 11pm on Friday.
Gardai found a massive quantity of suspected drugs including cannabis resin and herb, ecstasy tablets and cocaine.
A sum of cash was also seized.
Two men, aged in their 40s and 50s, were arrested at the scene and are being detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drug Trafficking Act 1996 at Bridewell Garda station.
They can be held for up to a week.
A Garda spokeswoman said: “The Cork City Divisional Drugs Unit have seized a quantity of drugs with an estimated street value of €180,000, analysis pending.
“They arrested two men during a planned operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs.
“A planned search of two houses took place at Maulbaun Estate, Passage West, Cork at 11pm on Friday.
“The two men were arrested at the scene and are currently detained at Bridewell Garda Station, Cork.
“They can be held for up to seven days.”