PICS: Gardai raid massive cannabis growhouse in Dublin as €1.5m worth of drug seized
A garda raid today saw €1,500,000 worth of cannabis seized at a large growhouse in the capital.
Gardai have arrested two men following the seizure of an estimated €1.5m worth of cannabis.
The authorities raided a premises in Ballymount Estate, Ballymount, Dublin 12.
During the search, gardai discovered a cannabis growhouse with an estimated 1,500 plants in varying stages of growth along with approximately 48kgs of vacuum-packed cannabis herb.
Gardai also seized €70k in cash during a follow-up search at a house on the northside of Dublin.
The two arrested men, aged 54 and 44, are being detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act, 1996, at Crumlin and Sundrive Road garda stations.