Gardaí in Wicklow have seized €20,000 worth of cannabis plants and arrested a woman following a surveillance operation on a house in Bray, Co. Wicklow.
Gardaí attached to the Bray District Drug unit and assisted by the District Detective unit obtained warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Acts, and a search of the house was carried out yesterday afternoon.
A grow house was located in the attic of the house and a number of cannabis plants were seized, at various stages of maturity.
The seizure, subject to analysis, has an estimated street value of €20,000.
A 38-year-old woman was arrested at the scene and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Bray Garda Station.
She has since been released from custody without charge and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.