Man arrested following seizure of €7,700 of heroin in Cork

Gardaí in Bishopstown, Co Cork have arrested a man in his late 30s following the seizure of approximately €7,700 worth of suspected heroin last night.

Gardaí observed a vehicle which was involved in a collision with a parked car on Model Farm Road at approximately 11pm.

The driver of the car discarded two plastic bags and attempted to flee the scene on foot.

The man was arrested a short distance away and the vehicle was seized.

He was detained at Bridewell Garda Station but has since been released without charge.

A file will be prepared for the DPP.

Digital Desk


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