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Greenfinger Man (30s) arrested after €250k of cannabis plants found in growhouse in Monaghan

Upon searching the house, gardai found a cultivation unit with over 300 cannabis plants being grown.

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The seizure was made in Carrickmacross late last night. Photo: Garda info.

The seizure was made in Carrickmacross late last night. Photo: Garda info.

The seizure was made in Carrickmacross late last night. Photo: Garda info.

Over 300 cannabis plants with an estimated street value of over €250,000 were seized by Gardaí in a search operation in Monaghan last night.

The raid took place at 11:30pm in the Carrickmacross area.

Upon searching the house, gardai found a cultivation unit with over 300 cannabis plants being grown.

A man in his 30s has been arrested and is currently detained at Carrickmacross Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

The investigation is ongoing.

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