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Man arrested after gardai seize €56,050 worth of cannabis in Roscommon

At the first property, gardai uncovered a grow house with thirty cannabis plants. The plants found are estimated to be worth €24,000.

Cannabis plants

Edel Hughes

A man has been arrested after gardai seized cannabis plants and herb worth over €56,000 in Co Roscommon.

Officers attached to the Castlerea District and members of the Roscommon and Longford Divisional Drugs Unit carried out two raids earlier this afternoon.

The searches were carried out as part of Operation Tara.

At the first property, gardai uncovered a grow house with thirty cannabis plants. The plants found are estimated to be worth €24,000.

Cannabis growhouse in Roscommon

Drug paraphernalia was also seized during this raid.

During a follow up search, cannabis herb with a street value of €32,050 was seized and a man was arrested at the scene.

The man, who is aged in his 30, was taken to Castlerea Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1996.


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