Saturday 27 December 2014

Man arrested in connection with €100,000 drug seizure

Published 06/04/2014 | 21:59

The cannabis seized in Galway
The cannabis seized in Galway

A man has been arrested in Galway following a seizure of cannabis with an estimated street value of €100,000.

Gardai from the Galway Drug Unit raided a house in the Dangan area of Tuam on Saturday night and found a “sophisticated grow house” containing cannabis herb and plants.

Other drug paraphernalia and an outboard boat engine were also seized.

In a follow up operation last night, a man in his 30s was arrested in the Tuam area and is currently being detained at Galway Garda Station under Section Two of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

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