Gardaí in Cork have arrested a man and seized a suspected firearm and €2,300 of suspected cannabis herb yesterday
Shortly after 5pm on Sunday, Gardaí from the Midleton District Drugs Unit, assisted by uniform Gardaí, say they executed a search warrant at a house in the Cloyne area of Cork.
During the course of the search discovered and seized a suspected rifle and scope along with €2,300 of suspected cannabis herb. A quantity of small plastic bags and a weighing scales were also seized..
Gardaí say both the suspected firearm and the suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.
A man, aged in his 30s, was arrested at the scene and detained at Midleton Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. He has since been released.
Gardaí say a file will now be prepared for submission to the Director of Public Prosecutions.