Man (43) charged in connection with 700k seizure of cannabis from 'fully functioning grow-house'
A 43-year-old man has been charged in connection with the seizure of cannabis plants and herb worth an estimated €700,000.
Gardai seized cannabis plants and herb with an estimated value of €700,000 from a 'fully functioning grow-house' during a raid on Monday night.
Gardai from the Kildare Drugs and Crime Unit were assisted by local gardai when they carried out a planned search of a premises in the Ard Scoil area of Athy.
The raid took place shortly after 11pm.
The premises was described as a 'fully functioning grow-house' and a number of items of drug cultivation paraphernalia were also seized.
The man is due to appear before Naas District Court this morning. He remains in garda custody.