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53,000 euro of suspected heroin found in house search

Garda dog Rex located the drugs, which will now be sent for analysis.

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The drugs were found during a search of a house in Co Cork (PA)

The drugs were found during a search of a house in Co Cork (PA)

The drugs were found during a search of a house in Co Cork (PA)

A man has been arrested after a garda dog discovered 53,000 euro of suspected heroin at a house in Co Cork.

Gardai from the drugs unit in Cork city, with the assistance of the southern region dog unit and gardai from Blarney, carried out a search at the house in the Grenagh area on Wednesday.

During the course of the search, garda dog Rex located the suspected heroin. Gardai said the drugs will be sent for analysis.

The man, aged in his 30s, was arrested at the scene shortly before 3pm and brought to Gurranabraher garda station, where he is currently detained.

PA