Saturday 21 October 2017

Man arrested after €140,000 cannabis seizure in Clare

Gardai have seized drugs and arrested a male following a planned search of a house in Mullagh, Co. Clare overnight.

Shortly after midnight Gardai from the Ennis Drug Unit assisted by local Gardai searched a house on Main Street, Mullagh.

The haul is part of an ongoing operation targeting the cultivation of cannabis in Co. Clare.

Cannabis plants at various stages of growth with an estimated street value of up to €144,000 were discovered in what is described as a sophisticated grown house.

A male in his early 30’s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Ennis Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

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