Monday 23 April 2018

Two arrests after €150,000 worth of cannabis seized in Cork

TWO men have been arrested following the seizure of in the region of €150,000 worth of drugs in a cannabis grow house near Mallow, Co Cork.

Gardai uncovered the grow house when they raided a property at Newtwopothouse near Mallow at 10pm on Friday. They recovered in excess of 200 plants from growing tents set up in the house.

Two Polish men in their twenties were arrested in connection with the investigation. They were taken to Mallow Garda Station where they can be detained for seven days.

The plants are due to be sent to the State Laboratory in Dublin for analysis. Garda Technical experts also carried out an examination of the area from where the plants were recovered.

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