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Search of warehouse near Ashbourne nets gardai huge haul of cannabis plants

NewsBy Neil Fetherston
Cannabis plants were seized in the raid
Cannabis plants were seized in the raid

A planned search of a warehouse near Ashbourne yesterday netted gardai a huge haul of cannabis plants.

The plants with an estimated street value of up to €750,000 were seized by gardai from Ashbourne assisted by the Eastern Regional Support Unit (RSU).

A man was arrested when the gardai found the cannabis grow house.

The man, in his 40s, was arrested at the scene and was detained at Kells Garda Station.