Friday 28 April 2017

Man arrested after gardai find €500k of cannabis in home

Gardai File Picture
Gardai File Picture

Catherine Devin

A man has been arrested in connection with the seizure of over €500,000 worth of cannabis at a home in Dublin yesterday.

Over 1,100 cannabis plants were found at a house at Heronford Lane in Shankill, Co. Dublin.

Gardai found the cannabis during an on-going investigation targeting the cultivation of cannabis in the south Dublin area.

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene and is detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1996 at Shankill Garda Station.

The house is sealed off for a forensic technical examination which will take place today.

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