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20 Jan 2022

Breaking News: Gardaí in €200,000 drugs seizure at highly sophisticated grow house

Breaking News: Gardaí in €200,000 drugs seizure at highly sophisticated grow house

File Photo: Gardaí in Carrick on Shannon have discovered a cannabis grow house at a house in Aughavas, near Carrigallen, Co Leitrim.

Gardaí in Carrick on Shannon have discovered a cannabis grow house at a house in Aughavas, near Carrigallen, Co Leitrim and arrested one man.

During the course of the search a highly sophisticated grow house was discovered which had over 250 cannabis plants growing (subject to analysis) at a mature stage of growth.

The plants have an estimated street value of €200,000.

One man (early 50's) was arrested and is currently detained at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

The house is sealed off for a forensic technical examination which is taking place at this time.

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