Man (40s) arrested and 130 cannabis plants seized by gardai during house search
GARDAI uncovered a "sophisticated cannabis growing operation" during a search of a house near Dundalk this afternoon.
Members of the Dundalk Drugs Unit, assisted by local detective and uniform members, carried out a search of a house under warrant on the outskirts of Dundalk.
During the search, approximately 130 cannabis plants were discovered along with a quantity of cannabis herb.
The street value of the seizure is estimated at €150,000.
A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained at Dundalk Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
Investigations into the discovery are ongoing.