Gardai make €80k cannabis seizure

Gardai make €80k cannabis seizure

Gardai have arrested a man and seized cannabis plants worth €80,000 following a planned bust in Co Carlow.

The incident occurred at 11am yesterday in Carlow town.

Gardai searched the house at Barrowvale and discovered cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €80,000.

One man in his 40s was arrested and a second man, in his 30s, was taken to hospital with chest injuries.

The arrested man is detained at Carlow Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 and is expected to appear at Carlow District Court later this morning.