Monday 11 December 2017

Man (50s) arrested after gardai discover €200k worth of cannabis

Gardai discovered the grow house in Co Mayo
Gardai discovered the grow house in Co Mayo
Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

A man (50s) has been arrested after gardai discovered a cannabis grow house worth approximately €200k at a house in Co Mayo.

As part of an on-going operation in the Mayo area, gardaí carried out a search at a house in the Ballinrobe area of Mayo and discovered 261 cannabis plants at various stages of growth.

During the course of the search gardaí also recovered various items of drugs paraphernalia.

The man in his 50s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Castlebar Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

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