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Saturday 26 May 2018

'Sophisticated' growth centre and €110,000 in cannabis found at Dublin house

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Rachel Farrell

SOME €110,000 worth of cannabis was discovered in a house in Marino in Dublin earlier this morning.

Gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade were called to a house fire at Brian Road, Marino at around 7.05am.

It is understood the fire brigade was called to the scene after a fire broke out, and the cannabis was uncovered and gardai informed.

Gardaí at Clontarf Garda Station discovered a “sophisticated” cannabis growth centre. 137 cannabis plants were seized in total.

A man in his 20s from Lithuania was arrested and is currently being detained at Clontarf Garda Station under Section 4 Criminal Justice Act 1984, gardai confirmed.

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