A man was arrested during a large garda operation on the northern outskirts of Cork city today mounted as part of a wider investigation into stolen property.
Several gardaí supported by members of the armed regional support unit carried out a detailed search at a property in the Whitecross area just north of Blackpool at around 3pm.
A man in his 30s was arrested as part of the operation and was taken to Mayfield Garda Station for questioning.
He was being detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.
A garda spokesman stressed that while a person has been arrested, the wider investigation into stolen property is ongoing.