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Tuesday 20 February 2018

Over €200k worth of cannabis plants seized in Offaly

GARDAI in Birr have seized cannabis plants with a potential street value of €208,000 in a search today.

A 20-year-old man was arrested in connection with the seizure.

The Cannabis grow house was found at a premises on Bridge St in the town at around 1pm this afternoon.

260 cannabis plants were seized as part of the search.

The discovery was made following an intelligence lead operation involving Gardaí from the Birr District.

The man who was arrested is currently being detained at Birr Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act.

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