Tuesday 17 October 2017

Two women arrested as €150,000 drugs discovered at highly sophisticated growhouse

Credit: Garda Press Office
Credit: Garda Press Office
Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly

Gardai seized €150,000 worth of cannabis plants following the discovery of a highly sophisticated grow house.

The search of a rural dwelling in Co Westmeath was carried out on Thursday as part of an ongoing investigation.

Credit: Garda Press Office
Credit: Garda Press Office

The plants -  at differents stages of growth - were found at the site at Moyvoughly in Moate.

Two women were arrested and are currently detained at Athlone Garda Station under the Drug Trafficking Act 1996.

Athlone Drugs Unit was assisted by the Westmeath Divisional Units and the Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau in the operation.

Credit: Garda Press Office
Credit: Garda Press Office

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