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Two women arrested after gardai discover cannabis growhouse

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Pictures of the growhouse provided by gardai
Pictures of the growhouse provided by gardai
Pictures of the growhouse provided by gardai
Pictures of the growhouse provided by gardai
Pictures of the growhouse provided by gardai
Pictures of the growhouse provided by gardai

Two women have been arrested after gardai uncovered a cannabis growhouse in Westmeath.

As part of a probe into the sale and supply of drugs in the Athlone area gardai searched a rural dwelling at Moyvoughly, Moate.

During the course of this search a highly sophisticated grow house was discovered which had Cannabis plants growing (subject to analysis) in various stages of growth.

The plants have an estimated street value of €150,000.

Two females were arrested and are currently detained at Athlone Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 – Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

This operation was led by the Athlone Drugs Unit assisted by the Westmeath Divisional Units and the Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau.