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Tuesday 17 October 2017

€62,000 worth of cannabis plants seized

The seizure made by gardai
The seizure made by gardai

GARDAI have seized €62,000 worth of cannabis plants in a raid in Co Kildare

As part of on-going intelligence-led operations targeting the sale and supply of drugs in the Leixlip / Celbridge officers seized cannabis plants yesterday.

Gardai from Celbridge assisted by Gardai from Leixlip and Kilcock carried out a planned search of a house in Crodaun Forest Park, Celbridge yesterday afternoon.

During the search they discovered cannabis plants with an estimated street value of up to €62,000.

A man in his 60s was arrested at the scene and was detained.

He is scheduled to appear before Blanchardstown District Court this morning charged in connection with this seizure.

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