Friday 28 November 2014

Garda seize €80k of cannabis plants in drugs swoop

Published 27/08/2014 | 10:23

Garda seize €80k of cannabis plants in drugs swoop
Garda seize €80k of cannabis plants in drugs swoop

Gardai have seized €80k of cannabis plants and arrested a man in a sting operation in Co Roscommon.

The discovery of the 100 plants was made during a planned search of a house near Castlerea yesterday evening.

Over 100 plants were found in the house which had been extensively adapted for the purpose of cannabis cultivation.

A man (25) was arrested at the scene and is currently detained under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Roscommon Garda Station.

A technical examination of the scene is continuing and the investigation is ongoing.

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