Tuesday 11 December 2018

Three men arrested after €360K of cannabis plants discovered in grow house

The cannabis plants were discovered by gardai
The cannabis plants were discovered by gardai
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A grow house containing €360,000 worth of cannabis plants was discovered by gardai yesterday.

Gardai from Granard assisted by the Roscommon/Longford Drug Unit and the Regional Armed Support Unit carried out a planned search of a house and adjoining garage near Abbeylara in Co Longford.

During their search they found that the garage had been converted into a cannabis grow house which contained plants with an estimated street value of up to €360,000.

Three men, with ages ranging from their 30s to their 50s, was arrested at the scene.

They are being held under the provisions of Section 4 of The Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Granard and Longford Garda Stations.

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